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requires a two to four hour session. More complicated disputes may
require more than one session. The parties may end the mediation if
dissatisfied with the process. If a settlement is reached, the
parties sign a settlement agreement. If there is no agreement, the
employee can pursue the matter through the conventional redress
channels. A high percentage of the mediations by the “FADRC” have
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Mediation:
What is Mediation?
Does Mediation Work?
Should You Use Mediation?
How do I Schedule
Message from the
"It has been my
pleasure to serve as President of this historic mediation council. The Federal Alternative Dispute Resolution Council has
served the greater Louisville Federal community for over 10 years.
During that period of time the Council has been a trail blazer in
the use of alternative dispute resolution within the federal
community. It continues that role today. With the introduction of
our internet presence we are able to reach out more fully to all
federal communities in need of a model for creating their own pool
of shared neutrals, or training or professional third party neutral
- Ken Crawford,
FADRC President (Retired Postmaster)