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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)




The First Four Weeks
A Guide for the New Federal Supervisor
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By: Corum
Price: $65.00 On Sale! $58.50
Sku: 13FFW
Edition: 2nd/2013
ISBN: 1-934651-73-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/02/13)
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The First Four Weeks instructs new managers on how to effectively transition into their new supervisory role and manage federal employees while still achieving their goals during the crucial first few weeks of tenure. Major topics include what motivates employees, mentally preparing for the supervisory role, negotiating with upper management, defining jobs, setting rules and performance expectations, and managing time. (more details)



USERRA/VEOA Deskbook
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By: Kitchens
Price: $190.00 On Sale! $171.00
Sku: 12UVD
Edition: 1st/2012
ISBN: 978-1-934651-66-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 10/20/12)
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USERRA/VEOA Deskbook is a comprehensive compilation of the statutes, regulations, and case law governing the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act and Veterans Employment Opportunity Act. Major topics include legislative history; purpose; coverage; discrimination and retaliation; return to duty; rights, benefits, and obligations of covered individuals; the roles of the Department of Labor and Office of Special Counsel; appeals to the Merit Systems Protection Board and appealable actions; and judicial review. (more details)



The Art of Advocacy
What to Do and How to Do It Before the MSPB and Arbitrators
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00 On Sale! $112.00
Sku: 11AOA
Edition: 1st/2011
ISBN: 978-1-934651-53-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 10/13/11)
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The Art of Advocacy is a thorough, yet concise, instructional text on effective advocacy before the MSPB and arbitrators. Major topics include the basics and importance of advocacy, Board and arbitration practice fundamentals, proof requirements, preappeal advocacy, discovery, motion practice, direct and cross examination, oral and written advocacy, and settlements. (more details)



Adverse Actions and Performance-Based Actions
Process, Law and Cases, Guidance, and Pitfalls
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00 On Sale! $120.00
Sku: 11AAPA
Edition: 1st/2011
ISBN: 1-934651-50-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 06/30/11)
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This text guides practitioners, HR specialists, and supervisors and managers through the complexities of adverse and performance-based actions with discussion of the governing statutes, regulations, and cases from the MSPB and Federal Circuit and practical advice, strategies, and best practices for navigating these disciplinary processes. Major topics include discussion of the Civil Service Reform Act, statutory and regulatory requirements of adverse actions, the agency’s administrative process in taking adverse actions, substantive rights in performance-based actions, and the agency’s administrative process in taking performance-based actions. (more details)



Senior Executive Service Legal Guide
(2009) Senior Executive Service Legal Guide
By: Broida & Davis
Price: $100.00 On Sale! $50.00
Sku: 09SESG
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-19-2
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A review of the laws, regulations, statutes, and caselaw governing the federal government’s Senior Executive Service. Major topics include the history and structure of the SES, qualifications, recruitment, candidate development, selection, oversight and probation, appointments, compensation, executive development, reassignments, details and transfers, performance appraisals, awards, removal of probationers for unacceptable performance, misconduct, RIFs, moratoriums, leave, and reinstatement. (more details)



Conducting Misconduct Inquiries
(2009) Conducting Misconduct Inquiries
By: Vitaro, Goodfriend & Gilbert
Price: $135.00 On Sale! $101.25
Sku: 09CMI
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-32-X
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Learn how to effectively and efficiently investigate allegations of employee misconduct with examples, sample forms, and case law discussion. Major topics include what a management inquiry is and how one differs from an administrative investigation, the advantages of an inquiry, how to select a good inquirer, discussion of rights and responsibilities of the inquirer and inquiree, limitations on the inquirer’s authority, interim action, typical charges and penalties, inquiry basics, beginning the inquiry, defining the issues, identifying witnesses, preparing for the inquiry, document gathering, the interview and other ways to collect information, witness preparation, post report activity, and how the report will be used. (more details)




Collective Bargaining Law for the Federal Sector
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By: Ferris
Price: $55.00 On Sale! $38.50
Sku: 09CBL
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-27-3
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Collective Bargaining allows negotiators and representatives to easily access rules of law and commentary on seminal collective bargaining decisions. Major topics include the change proposal, demand to bargain, obligation to bargain, information to bargain, ground rules, good faith bargaining, negotiability disputes, impasse assistance, finalizing the bargaining agreement, post-agreement obligations and challenges, and remedies. (more details)




Best of the Board
(2009) Best of the Board
By: Broida
Price: $80.00 On Sale! $48.00
Sku: 09BOTB
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-11-7
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Best of the Board is a compilation of the seminal MSPB and Federal Circuit cases from 1978 to the present. Subject matter expert, Peter Broida, details the essence of each case followed by a reproduction of that salient portion of the case text. Major topics include efficiency of the service standard, board decisional processes, evidence, charges and penalties, agency decisional errors, affirmative defenses, unusual jurisdictional issues, settlements, and attorney fees. (more details)



Best of the Commission
(2008) Best of the Commission
By: Hadley
Price: $80.00 On Sale! $48.00
Sku: 08BOTC
Edition: 1st/2008
ISBN: 1-934651-10-9
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Best of the Commission explores the development of federal sector EEO law through landmark decisions of the Commission and the Supreme Court while explaining the underpinnings of current federal sector EEO law. Major topics include intentional discrimination, adverse impact, harassment, disability and age discrimination, retaliation, remedies and damages, timeliness, sanctions, contract employees, hearings, and attorney fees. (more details)



The Advocate's Practical Guide to Using Mediation
(2005) The Advocate's Practical Guide to Using Mediation
By: Settle
Price: $40.00 On Sale! $24.00
Sku: 05APGM
Edition: 1st/2005
ISBN: 1-932612-44-0
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A “how-to” approach to mediation with advice on how best to achieve client goals and tips on finding creative solutions for dispute resolution. This guide presents a brief, but thorough explanation of the uniqueness, benefits, and purpose of mediation. Major topics include how mediation is useful, a step-by-step overview of the mediation process, mediators, preparing for and participating in mediation, confidentiality, understanding and using the caucus, working toward resolution, impasse and difficult passages, and concluding the mediation. (more details)



MSPB Discovery Forms for Agency Representatives
(2004) MSPB Discovery Forms Book for Agency Representatives
By: Broida
Price: $100.00 On Sale! $60.00
Sku: 04MSDF
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 1-932612-26-2
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Drawing from actual cases, this quick reference offers discovery samples to guide agency representatives through litigation before the MSPB. Major topics include definitions, instructions, interrogatories, document requests, and request for admissions. (more details)



EEO Discovery Forms for Agency Representatives
(2004) EEO Discovery Forms for Agency Representatives
By: Hadley & Fowler
Price: $100.00 On Sale! $60.00
Sku: 04EEDF
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 1-932612-28-9
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Maximize discovery and fully develop the agencies defenses to underlying causes of action before the EEOC with the use of sample interrogatories, document requests, instructions, and definitions patterned after actual cases. (more details)



A Guide to Federal Sector Labor Arbitration
(1999) Guide to Federal Sector Labor Arbitration
By: Hadley
Price: $40.00 On Sale! $28.00
Sku: 99FSLA
Edition: 2nd/1999
ISBN: 1-878810-52-9
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With insightful analysis, this practical and comprehensive handbook guides arbitrators and representatives through the arbitration process with an examination of major arbitration cases. If you are an arbitrator, an attorney or agency representative involved in the arbitration process, this book is an essential addition to your reference library. (more details)



Supervisors Bundle
Price: $265.00 On Sale! $212.00
Sku: SBundle
Format: Books

UnCivil Servant (2016)UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct
By: Wiley
Price: $75.00
Edition: 4th/2016
Sku: 16UCS

Written by federal employment law attorney, William Wiley, UnCivil Servant examines employee performance and conduct and offers advice on how to institute and complete disciplinary and performance based actions.

(2009) Conducting Misconduct InquiriesConducting Misconduct Inquiries
By: Vitaro, Goodfriend & Gilbert
Price: $135.00
Edition: 1st/2009
Sku: 09CMI

Learn how to effectively and efficiently investigate allegations of employee misconduct with examples, sample forms, and case law discussion.

(2010)Surviving EEO ComplaintsSurviving EEO Complaints
Surviving EEO Complaints
By: Tuck
Price: $55.00
Edition: 3rd/2010
Sku: 10SEEC

This straightforward training manual educates federal supervisors and managers on complaints and theories of discrimination and the complaint process. Advice is liberally interspersed on how to prevent discrimination complaints and how to defend against a complaint.




EEO Bundle
Price: $370.00 On Sale! $296.00
Sku: EBundle
Format: Books

Best of the Commission (2008)Best of the Commission
By: Hadley
Price: $80.00
Edition: 1st/2008
Sku: 08BOTC

Best of the Commission compiles the most significant U.S. Supreme Court and EEOC Office of Federal Operations cases impacting federal sector EEO law.

(2009) Conducting Misconduct InquiriesRepresenting Agencies and Complainants Before the EEOC
By: Hadley & Sumner
Price: $235.00
Edition: 3rd/2013
Sku: 13RAAC

In its 3rd edition, this Dewey classic provides comprehensive analysis of federal sector practice before the EEOC.

(2010)Surviving EEO ComplaintsSurviving EEO Complaints
Surviving EEO Complaints
By: Tuck
Price: $55.00
Edition: 3rd/2010
Sku: 10SEEC

This straightforward training manual educates federal supervisors and managers on complaints and theories of discrimination and the complaint process. Advice is liberally interspersed on how to prevent discrimination complaints and how to defend against a complaint.




Discovery Bundle
Price: $325.00 On Sale! $162.50
Sku: DiscoBundle
Format: Books

Discovery Practice before the MSPB (2016)Discovery Practice before the MSPB
By: Tuck
Price: $125.00
Edition: 3rd/2016
Sku: 16DPMBC

This popular title guides practitioners through discovery practice before the MSPB with forms, pertinent MSPB regulations, MSPB guidance issued to its judges, case law citations, relevant Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and samples of discovery requests and related motions.

MSPB Discovery Forms for Agency RepresentativesMSPB Discovery Forms for Agency Representatives
By: Broida
Price: $100.00
Edition: 1st/2004
Sku: 04MSDF

MSPB Discovery Forms For Agency Representatives provides samples of written discovery to help agency officials fully develop defenses and evidence concerning the remedy demanded. The discovery forms are taken from actual litigation in which agencies effectively used discovery in appeals before the MSPB.

EEO Discovery Forms for Agency RepresentativesEEO Discovery Forms for Agency Representatives
Surviving EEO Complaints
By: Hadley & Fowler
Price: $100.00
Edition: 1st/2004
Sku: 04EEDF

EEO Discovery Forms For Agency Representatives provides samples of written discovery to help agency officials fully develop defenses and evidence concerning the remedy demanded by the EEO complainant.




Discipline Bundle
Price: $130.00 On Sale! $104.00
Sku: DiscpBundle
Format: Books

UnCivil Servant (2016)UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct

By: Hadley
Price: $80.00
Edition: 1st/2008
Sku: 16UCS

Ideal for federal supervisors and managers, and anyone who advises them, this handbook is a how-to guide on misconduct, performance and discipline. Major topics include the five fundamental elements of a disciplinary action, the five fundamental elements of a performance action, termination, the defense of a penalty, special challenges to adverse actions, and nontraditional disciplinary techniques.

(2010) Disciplining Federal EmployeesDisciplining Federal Employees
By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Edition: 1st/2010
Sku: 10DFE

This text educates federal supervisors and managers on the philosophy, structure, and detail of administering discipline in the federal service. Disciplining Federal Employees begins by leading supervisors through the four sequential decisions they must make in any disciplinary action. The book then describes how to apply these decisions to the most common disciplinary situations. The two extremes of preventive measures to keep good employees honest and winning tactics for firing the worst employees complete this text. “Good case examples” are provided at the end of each chapter to help bring each chapter’s lesson into focus.




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