The Role of Mediation in the Workplace

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 16 April 2012
Deirdre Crowley
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This article looks at developments in the area of mediation. It highlights a new Labour Relations Commission (“LRC”) initiative that aims to promote the early resolution of workplace disputes through conciliation and mediation. This development comes hot on the heels of the publication of the Mediation Bill 2012 by Minister Shatter. The promotion of conciliation and mediation to statutory status in employment disputes brings mediation into the mainstream dispute resolution arena.

The LRC is not the first judicial arm to recognise the importance of mediation - the Commercial High Court has seen a practice develop where the Court has indicated its willingness to find

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