Biden Selects Javier Ramirez for Chief Federal Mediator Slot (2)

June 9, 2021, 8:58 PM; Updated: June 9, 2021, 10:48 PM

President Joe Biden plans to nominate Javier Ramirez to direct the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, the independent government agency that resolves management-labor disputes.

  • Ramirez, who joined the agency in 2005, is currently executive manager of the Division of Agency Initiatives, which oversees conflict prevention and education efforts, the White House said
  • He spent more than 14 years in labor relations before joining the FMCS, negotiating contracts and resolving disputes in such diverse areas as communications, immigration, contract administration and politics, according to a mediation service biography
  • The FMCS, created under the Taft-Hartley Act in 1947, aims to prevent ...

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