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  NLRB Contracts with FMCS to Provide Mediators in Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Release Date: 10/24/2012

As part of its ongoing efforts to encourage the settlement of cases, the National Labor Relations Board has contracted with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) to provide mediators to parties who participate in the Board’s alternative dispute resolution (ADR) program.

Until now, the Board has primarily used Administrative Law Judges to serve as mediators.  The Board’s FMCS contract will bring new resources to the ADR program by providing parties with the opportunity to use experienced FMCS mediators. 
Click here to access the full text of the NLRB news release.