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Alternative Dispute Resolution

ADR is any method of dispute resolution other than formal adjudication. ADR provides an opportunity for quick resolution of workplace disputes in a non-traditional manner designed for early intervention of workplace disputes and conflict. The techniques available through ADR are designed to preserve and rebuild workplace relationships, which, over time, improve the workplace environment for everyone.


Employee Responsibility and Conduct

Employees are prohibited from:

  • Engaging in criminal, infamous, dishonest, immoral, or disgraceful conduct, or other conduct prejudicial to the Government;



Welcome to the Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service Ethics web page. It is the mission of the Ethics Program to inform, educate and assist employees with issues concerning Ethics.


Union Contracts

The Labor Relations Staff provides labor-management advisory and consultant services for the Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service (FFAS) headquarters agencies.


ELR Guide Book 2009

The Employee & Labor Relations Guide Book is meant to assist managers in dealing with those problem situations that arise in the workplace.
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