H.R.4593 - National Employment Dispute Resolution Act of 2000 (NEDRA)106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Clayton, Eva M. [D-NC-1] (Introduced 06/07/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||07/19/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations.|
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Summary: H.R.4593 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
National Employment Dispute Resolution Act of 2000 (NEDRA) - Amends title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to require the pertinent agency or entity to: (1) provide counseling services regarding, and endeavor to address and resolve, claims of unlawful discrimination using certified contract mediators; and (2) disseminate information regarding such services to employees and members.
Introduced in House (06/07/2000)
Mandates that any Federal agency or court (or business enterprise receiving $20,000 or more in Federal funds, or having 20 or more employees): (1) establish an internal dispute resolution mechanism that provides, as a voluntary option, employee-disputant access to external third-party certified mediators; and (2) participate in mediation in specified circumstances. Prescribes mediation guidelines.
States that attorneys and consultants are legally obligated to advise their clients of the mediation alternative and their obligations to participate in "good faith".