FMCS - Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service

08/05/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/05/2020 10:44

FMCS Statement on Continued Labor Negotiations Between Bath Iron Works and International Association of Machinists Local S6

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 5, 2020) - The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) issued the following statement today on the labor negotiations between Bath Iron Works and International Association of Machinists Local S6:

'Yesterday, representatives from Bath Iron Works and International Association of Machinists Local S6 agreed to three additional articles as progress continues in their negotiations with FMCS assistance. Though FMCS cannot comment on the substance or status of their specific negotiations, FMCS mediators are working with the parties to resolve the issues that divide them. The first two articles were agreed to on Aug. 3, bringing the total to five as talks continue.'

As is Agency practice, FMCS will not release information regarding meeting dates and locations for these negotiations.