Conciliation is a process offered to respondents to obtain voluntary compliance with the Iowa Civil Rights Act. Unlike staff mediators and investigators, conciliators negotiating probable cause cases,are advocates and use conference, conciliation, and persuasion to redress the violation of the Iowa Civil Rights Act.

FY 1984 witnessed a decrease in the conciliation inventory from a beginning total of twenty-eight (28) cases to an ending total of four (4) cases.

Unsuccessful conciliation cases are considered by the Commission for public hearing.

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