A large number of issues can affect the applicability or effectiveness of these sample clauses, so it is recommended to check the legislation in your jurisdiction and seek advice from an experienced lawyer. The information contained therein should not be considered as legal advice or legal advice. Information about naming JAMS in your program or setting a case can be obtained from your local JAMS office at 1.800.352.5267. The following structure is a basic guide for companies considering an employment dispute resolution program. At the end of the structure are two example clauses. This information is not exhaustive and should not be construed as legal advice or legal advice regarding the use of alternative dispute resolution in a particular dispute or work programme. We advise you to consult an experienced lawyer. States may have specific requirements for labor arbitration and you should ensure that you stay informed of the case law in your jurisdiction. Labor law is now one of the most developed legal fields in the United States. Allegations of harassment and discrimination have changed most companies` practices and policies regarding employee relations. Costs, publicity, delay and interruption resulting from litigation have greatly increased the use of alternative methods to identify and resolve potentially harmful disputes.
Many workplace disputes can be resolved at their early stages by developing and implementing employee dispute resolution programs. .