FLRA ADR Services: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)?

ADR is an informal process that allows parties to discuss and develop their interests in order to resolve the underlying issues and problems in their relationship. The discussion is facilitated by a third party neutral who is there to ensure a productive dialogue. What are the benefits of using ADR in Labor-Management Relationships?

ADR allows everyone to have an active part in the decision-making process. Solutions are adopted by consensu