Mediation and Conciliation Service


Mediation and Conciliation Service
An independent department of the federal government charged with trying to settle labor disputes by conciliation and mediation. 29 U.S.C.A. No. 172 et seq.
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service represents the public interest by promoting the development of sound and stable labor-management relationships; preventing or minimizing work stoppages by assisting labor and management to settle their disputes through mediation; advocating collective bargaining, mediation, and voluntary arbitration as the preferred processes for settling issues between employers and representatives of employees; developing the art, science, and practice of dispute resolution; and fostering constructive joint relationships of labor and management leaders to increase their mutual understanding and solution of common problems.

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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