Alternative Dispute Resolution: Massachusetts
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
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- Either party in a private employer dispute may petition for arbitration to the Department of Labor Relations, or submit the controversy to a local board of arbitration. See Arbitration.
- Massachusetts has a special provision for disputes between certain health care facilities and nurses. See Disputes in Health Care Facilities.
- Employers can choose to submit to binding arbitration. See Binding Arbitration.