If a case is referred to mediation by a WRC Adjudicator, is a report on the status of the case passed to the mediator and is there a structured format regarding communication between the mediation officer, solicitors and parties involved? 

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 6 September 2016
Zelda Cunningham
Arthur Cox
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In certain cases, the WRC may forward a complaint to the WRC mediation service with a view to attempting to encourage and facilitate both parties to resolve issues as an alternative to a formal hearing before an Adjudication Officer. A complainant may indicate on their WRC complaint form that they are willing to avail of the WRC mediation service. The WRC will then generally write to the respondent notifying them of the complaint and requesting if the respondent has any objection to mediation. If both parties agree to mediation and provided the WRC determine the complaint capable of being resolved through mediation, the WRC will forward the complaint to the WRC mediation service. If the

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