Discuss two of the following statements.
- Define what is meant by the term, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and discuss the differences, advantages and disadvantages between arbitration and mediation.
- Discuss the following statutes that govern the arbitration of disputes: Taft-Hartley Act 1947; Railway Labor Act (RLA) 1926; and the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) 1925.
- Outline the procedures in arbitration and mediations. Also describe the roles of the arbitrator and the mediator in the negotiation and bargaining process.
- Describe the roles and functions of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) and the procedures involved when parties have reached an impasse and are in need of an alternative dispute resolution (ADR).
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