Alternative Dispute Resolution: Louisiana
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: David M. Korn, Phelps Dunbar LLP
- Louisiana law allows employers to seek assistance in the settlement of labor disputes by engaging in the mediation and arbitration services of state-approved arbitrators and mediators. See Private Employers.
- Municipal transit authority employees are required to engage in compulsory arbitration when an impasse is reached during negotiations. See Public Employers.
- The Louisiana Workforce Commission is charged with enforcing state labor laws and investigating potential violations. See Louisiana Workforce Commission.