A well-known mediator and educator said of us in 1993 that, ‘ADR programs generally last about three years before being subject to review and change’. It is certainly true that dispute resolution in workers’ compensation schemes has traditionally been caught in a cycle of rights-based versus interest-based approaches, as policy makers veer from one to the other under the influence of one lobby group or another.
"ADR for the long haul — a progressive model of conciliation in action,"
ADR Bulletin: Vol. 11
, Article 3.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/adr/vol11/iss2/3