You are employed with CariTel Communications. This is a telephone and media advertising agency and does media advertising for large and prominent companies around the region.
The CEO is concerned about litigation with employees and the negative publicity that may occur. He is aware of some pending claims involving allegations of harassment and discrimination and is concerned about the cost, publicity, delay and disruption that may result from litigation of these issues. You have been tasked with preparing a mediation clause to be included in the existing employment contract.
The Mediation Employment Clause should address the following:
- Define the process of the mediator selection
- Mediator qualifications
- Define timeline by which parties must agree to a Mediator
- Mediator will be appointed if parties cannot agree
- Location of Mediation