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Civil Service Advocacy Series


Darshan Sheth on Representing Agencies Before OSC
Civil Service Advocacy Series
15SOSC.jpg By: Sheth
Price: $125.00
Sku: 15SOSC
Edition: 1st/2015
ISBN: 978-1-941825-15-0; 1-941825-15-X
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 09/18/15)
Format: 1hr 7min .mp4 video on CD-ROM, workbook, and optional 25% off Guide to the Whistleblower Protection Act & WPEA of 2012

Darshan Sheth presents this video training course on representing agencies before the OSC. Major topics include: agencies’ obligations to cooperate with OSC investigations, responding to OSC requests for information, handling informal and formal stay requests, representation at OSC interviews, dealing with reports of prohibited personnel practices, negotiating settlements, safeguarding confidential materials, disciplinary actions, and handling recommendations for systemic corrective actions. (more details)




Federal Sector Advocacy: The Boxed Set
Civil Service Advocacy Series
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By: Broida
Price: $750.00 On Sale! $525.00
Sku: 14ABS
Format: Six Broida on .mp4 video lectures & .pdf workbooks (4 DVD-ROM, 2 CD-ROM)

Want to learn the basics of advocacy before the civil service, labor relations, and EEO tribunals? Federal Sector Advocacy: The Boxed Set presents six comprehensive video training lectures, with .pdf workbooks, by practitioners Peter Broida and Gary Gilbert, both long-time authors and lecturers (and pretty good advocates), that covers the waterfront:

Workbooks and The Advocate's Practical Guide to Using Mediation by John Settle are conveniently included on each disc. Links between table of contents and text, as well as internal cross-references, are included for use while viewing each workbook on screen.

A total of approximately 19 hours of instruction, principally intended for agency advocates, but useful as well for union and private sector representatives. (more details)




Gilbert & Broida on EEO Advocacy
Civil Service Advocacy Series
14GBOE.jpg By: Gilbert & Broida
Price: $125.00
Sku: 14GBOE
Edition: 1st
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 8/18/14)
Format: 5hr 5min .mp4 video on DVD-ROM; workbook;
*optional Representing Agencies and Complainants Before the EEOC +$175

Gary Gilbert and Peter Broida provide intermediate to advanced level instruction for agency advocates on federal EEO administrative proceedings: discovery, hearings, and appeals. They discuss the proper role of counsel during the EEO counseling and investigation process; discovery; motion practice; effective summary judgment submissions; approaches to settlement; hearing preparation, practice, and procedure; examination of witnesses; opening and closing statements and briefs; OFO appeals; and interaction with judges, opposing counsel, and pro se complainants. (more details)




Broida on Negotiability
Civil Service Advocacy Series
14BON.jpg By: Broida
Price: $125.00
Sku: 14BON
Edition: 1st
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 6/24/14)
Samples: Workbook Table of Contents
Format: 2hr 51min .mp4 video on DVD-ROM; workbook;
*optional Collective Bargaining Law for the Federal Sector +$30

The procedural and substantive components of the negotiability process and related elements of collective bargaining are explained in a video course of approximately three hours by Peter Broida, author of A Guide to Federal Labor Relations Authority Law and Practice and other texts on federal sector labor and civil service law. The video course is accompanied by a workbook and bibliography. (more details)




Broida on MSPB Practice
Civil Service Advocacy Series
14BOMP.jpg By: Broida
Price: $125.00
Sku: 14BOMP
Edition: 1st
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/18/14)
Samples: Workbook Table of Contents
Format: 4hr 11min .mp4 video on DVD-ROM; workbook; + optional 50% off MSPB Basics

Peter Broida presents this video training course on MSPB practice. Each purchase includes Mr. Broida’s lecture (.mp4 video file sent on a DVD); workbook with reference materials, course notes–outline, and selected cases; and a bibliography. Major MSPB advocacy topics include organization and jurisdiction of the Board; developing the record; litigation management; appeal timeliness; gathering information; MSPB appeals process; motions practice; discovery; prehearing orders, submissions, conferences, and summaries; cases decided without a hearing; hearing preparations; hearings; petitions for review and judicial review; and settlement. (more details)




Broida on Federal Sector Arbitration
Civil Service Advocacy Series
14BOA.jpg By: Broida
Price: $125.00
Sku: 14BOA
Edition: 1st
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 1/06/14)
Samples: Workbook Table of Contents
Format: 3hr 37min .mp4 video on DVD-ROM; workbook;
*optional Principles of Federal Sector Arbitration Law book (save $60)

Peter Broida presents this video training course on federal sector arbitration. Each purchase includes Mr. Broida’s lecture (.mp4 video file sent on a DVD); workbook with reference materials, course notes—outline, and selected cases; and a bibliography. Major arbitration topics include deciding whether to arbitrate; requesting and selecting an arbitrator; expedited proceedings; preliminary case preparation; hearing preparation; hearing presentation; and post-hearing issues. (more details)




Broida on Federal Sector Administrative Advocacy
Civil Service Advocacy Series
14BOAA.jpg By: Broida
Price: $125.00
Sku: 14BOAA
Edition: 1st
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 3/06/14)
Samples: Workbook Table of Contents
Format: 3hr 45min .mp4 video on DVD-ROM; workbook
+ optional 25% off Settlement Forms for MSPB and EEOC and/or 50% off MSPB Basics: The Agency Edition

Peter Broida presents this training course on federal sector advocacy in the three principal administrative forums—MSPB, EEOC and arbitration. Topics are broken down by the processes required before each tribunal. Each purchase includes Mr. Broida’s video lecture on DVD; a workbook with reference materials, course notes and outline, and selected cases; and a bibliography. Major advocacy topics include common and dissimilar elements, including jurisdiction, among the MSPB, EEOC and arbitration; basic case preparation and organization, discovery, summary judgment, settlement, prehearing procedures and preparation, the hearing, closing the record, and appeals. (more details)




Broida on Federal Sector Mediation
Civil Service Advocacy Series
14BOM.jpg By: Broida
Price: $125.00
Sku: 14BOM
Edition: 1st
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 1/06/14)
Samples: Workbook TOC | Advocate's Practical Guide to Using Mediation TOC
Format: 1hr 7min .mp4 video on CD-ROM, workbook, and 05APGM book

Peter Broida presents this video training course on federal sector mediation. Each purchase includes Mr. Broida’s lecture (.mp4 video file sent on a CD-ROM), a workbook with course notes—outline and listing of related products, and a copy of The Advocate’s Practical Guide to Using Mediation by John Settle, a prominent mediator. Major mediation topics include: issues amenable and not amenable to mediation; reasons to mediate; preconditions to settlement; traits of a good mediator; sources of mediators and mediation programs; mediator selection; mediation structure; preparation for mediation; the mediation process step-by-step; development and review of settlement agreements; and keys to effective mediation. (more details)




Broida on Federal Sector Settlement
Civil Service Advocacy Series
14BOS.jpg By: Broida
Price: $125.00
Sku: 14BOS
Edition: 1st
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 1/20/14)
Samples: Workbook Table of Contents
Format: 1hr 14min .mp4 video on CD-ROM; workbook; + optional 25% off Settlement Forms book

Peter Broida presents this video training course on settlement of federal sector personnel cases. Each purchase includes Mr. Broida’s lecture (.mp4 video file sent on a CD-ROM); workbook with reference materials and course notes–outline; and a bibliography. Major settlement topics include the basic components of an agreement; settlement notebook; checklist for a typical settlement of an adverse or performance based action; and settlement formalities. (more details)




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