How Does Mediation Work Under Redress?

  1. After contacting the EEO office to request counseling, you will be offered the option of going to mediation in addition to receiving
    EEO counseling. You may request EEO counseling by calling:
  2. Every effort will be made to schedule your mediation within 2 to 3 weeks of your request.
  3. The process starts with the mediator explaining how mediation works and answering your questions. You and your supervisor will each have the opportunity to tell your side of the dispute.
  4. When a settlement is reached, the settlement will be binding
    on everyone.
  5. If a settlement is not reached, you have lost nothing. You can continue to pursue your EEO rights through counseling efforts and by filing a formal complaint.