Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Work Place is essential for anyone responsible for the management of legal risk in the work place. Whether you need information on the latest cases and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) programs or guidance on how ADR can affect your company's or clients' interests, you will want to have this book close at hand. It explains the pros and cons of relying on ADR, the complex legal and practical issues involved in creating an ADR program, the forms of ADR currently in use, the latest developments in the law, and the practical tips, tricks and traps employment professionals need to know about. Coverage includes: the intricacies of mediation, arbitration and other techniques; industry-specific ADR; how to decide whether ADR is the right approach for your organization or client; what employers can and can't do in an ADR program; and when a court may overturn the results of an ADR proceeding.
This easy-to-use deskbook also includes useful suggestions and sample clauses to aid in the design of an ADR program, with examples of different approaches.
Background And ADR Legal Development
Federal Statutes Related To Employment ADR
State Statutes Related To Employment ADR
ADR in Relation to Collectively Bargained Agreements
Entering ADR, Waiver, And “At Will” Employment
The ADR Process
Human Resources Considerations
Henry S. Kramer
Henry S. Kramer is an Attorney-Consultant at ConsultKramer of Ithaca, New York. ConsultKramer s training, consulting, and legal client list includes a wide range of Fortune 1000 organizations. Mr. Kramer is also a Visiting Fellow at Cornell University s New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, where he has taught collective bargaining and labor law. He has been involved in the practice of human resources and labor law throughout his managerial career, including serving as Cornell University s Director of Employee Relations, and as Corporate Manager of Labor Relations and Legal Services and as Human Resources In-house Counsel for BASF Wyandotte. Mr. Kramer has frequently served as Chief Spokesman in labor contract negotiations.