ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution. A Toolkit for the HR Professional compiled by the Employee and Labor Relations Committee.
A Toolkit for the HR Professional
compiled by the
Employee and Labor Relations Committee
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 175,000 individual members, the Society's mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available. As an influential voice, the Society's mission is also to advance the human resource profession to ensure that HR is recognized as an essential partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. Founded in 1948, SHRM currently has more than 500 affiliated chapters within the United States and members in more than 100 countries. Visit SHRM Online atwww.shrm.org.
This Toolkit is current as of March 1, 2003, and will be updated annually. The Toolkit and attached information is intended solely to provide general, summary information and is not intended as legal advice.
Tired of employment litigation and paying high settlements to avoid costly court proceedings and jury trials? Consider Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). ADR techniques can resolve disputes that arise in your workplace in a fair and expedient manner, both for the employee and employer.
“Mediation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution: What HR Needs to Know”
(click here for Presentation)
Authored by Paul Salvatore, Esq., partner, Proskauer Rose LLP, this training program was co-presented by Mr. Salvatore and Joy Gaetano, SPHR, SVP Corporate Human Resources, USFilter, at the 2001 SHRM Annual Conference.
The concept and practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is complex, and this presentation is primarily designed to provide an overview for the HR practitioner. If you are considering ADR for your company, it is recommended that you consult with your employment legal counsel. If you would like to present this material within your company or to fellow HR practitioners, please contact a member of the SHRM Employee and Labor Relations Committee <link to Committee Contacts web page in the Toolkit>.
If you choose to give this presentation on your own you should make sure to incorporate the provided Power Point presentation, and consider including the following important points in your discussion.