USA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration Announces ADR Pilot Programme for Whistleblower Complaints

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which is part of the United States Department of Labor, has announced that it is implementing an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) pilot programme for certain whistleblower complaints.   OSHA’s mission is “to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and … Read more

Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service plays key role in NFL-NFLRA agreement

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), created in 1947, is an independent United States government agency whose mission is to “preserve and promote labour-management peace and cooperation.”  Headquartered in Washington, D.C., with 10 district offices and more than 60 field offices, the agency provides mediation and conflict resolution services to industry, government agencies and … Read more