agree to enter into this mediation in good faith. I will sincerely
attempt to resolve
this dispute, agree to cooperate with the mediator assigned to
this case, and
give serious consideration to all suggestions made regarding development
a realistic solution to the problem(s).
understand that the mediator assigned to this case will not be
serving as an advocate,
attorney, or judge. His/her sole function is to act as a neutral
facilitator. Any agreements or decisions resulting from this mediation
are entered into voluntarily and by mutual acceptance of the parties.
understand that any settlement reached by both parties is subject
to the review and
clearance of the Office of Human Resources Management and the
General Counsel before it is made final.
agree that mediation sessions are confidential settlement negotiations.
promises, conduct, and statements, whether written or oral, made
in the course
of the proceedings are inadmissible in any later hearing, litigation,
of this dispute. However, matters that are admissible in a court
or other administrative process continue to be admissible, even
up in a mediation process.
also understand that I may not subpoena or attempt to require
the mediator for this
case to testify or produce records or notes of a work product
in any future proceedings.
No recordings or stenographic records will be made of the mediation
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