The Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Employer does not discriminate in employment and no question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excusing any applicant's consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, State or Federal law.
Any controversy of any kind arising between the parties under this agreement or otherwise (or any agent, officer, director or affiliate of any party), including but not limited to common law, statutory, tort or contract claims, will be submitted to mediation and failing settlement in mediation, to binding arbitration. Unless otherwise agreeda mediation and arbitration designated by staff professionals will govern any mediation and arbitration. The parties will select the mediator or arbitrator from the designated company panel of mediators and will notify the designated company, in writing, to initiate the selection process. The arbitration will be subject to and governed by the provisions of the Federal Arbitration Act. 9 U.S.C. Section 1-et seq. The parties hereto stipulate that this agreement involves matters affecting interstate commerce.