Allison Beck Named to FMCS Position

IAM retired General Counsel Allison Beck has been appointed as Deputy Director for National and International Programs of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), effective March 2, 2010.

In announcing her appointment, FMCS Director George Cohen said that Beck “shares my vision of an agency dedicated to proactively offering a variety of services all designed to improving the quality of labor-management relationships throughout our jurisdiction.”

Beck, who retired from the IAM in December 2009, became General Counsel in 1989 after serving as Associate General Counsel since 1980.

Prior to joining IAM, she served as an appellate court attorney for the National Labor Relations Board and a legislative aide on employment issues for the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare’s Special Subcommittee on Human Resources.

Beck graduated with honors from Goucher College and the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.