About DNR’S Mediation Program
- Workplace Mediation is separate from the filing of a grievance\Internal
EEO\ADA Complaint; it does not preclude or should not interfere with an
individual’s desire or right to file a grievance.
- The workplace mediation program is administered by the Office of Fair
- Twenty volunteer mediators have been trained to mediate workplace conflict
- Referrals for mediation can be made by any DNR employee. Formal requests
for mediation will only be made with the knowledge and approval of the
- Once the referral is received by the Office of Fair Practices, all
information is confidential.
- More than one mediator may be assigned to help resolve a conflict.
- An intake process will arrange for a voluntary mediation, in conjunction
with the conflicting parties, setting a date, time, and place.
- The mediation session will be held.
- If an agreement is reached it will be written during the closing of the
- A final agreement will be given to the parties to sign.
- Follow-up evaluation will be done by the intake office to monitor the
- Any notes taken during the mediation process will be destroyed.