Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (Canada)
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service is a Canadian
government agencyunder the Human Resources and Skills Development CanadaDepartment.
The agency is responsible for providing
dispute resolutionand dispute preventionassistance to trade unions and employers under the jurisdiction of the Canada Labour Code. The FMCS provides conciliationand mediationassistance to parties engaged in collective bargainingand offers an extensive range of preventive mediation and grievancemediation services aimed at resolving differences and improving industrial relations during the closed period of a collective agreement.
* [http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/asp/gateway.asp?hr=en/lp/fmcs/11Federal_Mediation_and_Conciliation_Service.shtml&hs=mxm Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service website]
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