Peter Broida

Peter Broida is an attorney practicing in Arlington, Virginia (www.civilservicelaw.com). He graduated from New York University Law School in 1973. He has represented management, unions, and employees in private and public sector labor relations ever since. His practice includes federal sector representation before the Court of appeals for the Federal Circuit, the MSPB, and other courts and agencies responsible for adjudication of federal personnel and labor law cases. Peter is the host of a free weekly podcast on federal civil service law. Sign up for the podcast here.




Settlement Forms
for MSPB and EEOC Federal Personnel Litigation
14SFME.jpg By: Broida
Price: $160.00 On Sale! $144.00
Sku: 14SFME
Edition: 2nd/2014
ISBN: 1-941825-00-1; 978-1-941825-00-6
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 06/27/14)
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Settlement Forms for MSPB and EEOC Federal Personnel Litigation provides practice notes and examples of provisions that are grouped by settlement topics. Major settlement provision topics include access to and return of agency property and access to facilities, actions upon and consequences of breach, cancellation or rescission of action, conditions of ongoing employment, construction of agreement, disclosure and maintenance of information, enforcement, financial considerations for the appellant, future employment, introductory clauses, leave status, performance, promotion, substituted employment actions, termination of appeal, waiver of rights, and miscellaneous settlement terms. (more details)



A Guide to Merit Systems Protection Board Law and Practice
14MSPB.jpg By: Broida
Price: $625.00 On Sale! $562.50
Sku: 14MSPB
Edition: 31st/2014
ISBN: 1-934651-87-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 04/15/14)
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Format: Book (+ optional .pdf eBook on CD)

In two volumes, updated annually, this encyclopedic guide to Board cases, laws, procedure, and litigation practice is the seminal text on this complex area of the law. Major topics include the 2012 MSPB regulatory revisions, Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012, jurisdiction, appeals, discovery, hearings, evidence, PFRs, adverse actions and discipline, nexus and mitigation, substantive offenses, performance cases, RIFs, PPPs, retirement, attorney fees, settlement, remedies, and judicial review. This authoritative text is a component of the American Civil Service Law Series. (more details)




A Guide to Federal Labor Relations Authority Law and Practice
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Sku: 14FLRA
Edition: 27th/2014
ISBN: 1-934651-88-5
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Format: Book (+ optional .pdf eBook on CD)

Updated annually, the FLRA Guide is a complete research tool on unit determinations, negotiability and the collective bargaining process, unfair labor practices, and arbitration. The Guide includes discussion of cases, laws, and litigation practice before the FLRA and its reviewing courts. Major topics include jurisdiction, unit determinations and elections; labor organizations; procedures and substantive limitations on and specific applications of negotiability determinations; the Federal Service Impasses Panel; ULPs and remedies; review of arbitration awards; and administrative reconsideration and judicial review. This authoritative text is a component of the American Civil Service Law Series. (more details)




MSPB Case Summaries
14MSCS.jpg By: Broida & Davis
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Sku: 14MSCS
Edition: 5th/2014
ISBN: 978-1-934651-90-2; 1-934651-90-7
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Updated annually, this encyclopedic guide condenses MSPB and Federal Circuit decisions from 1999 through early 2014 into concise, useable summaries. Cases are arranged by subject matter areas of Board jurisprudence and further categorized alphabetically. The addition of a free MSPB Reference Materials CD and a table of authorities rounds out this research tool. Major topics include adverse and performance actions, arbitration/collective bargaining issues, attorney fees, Board procedure, jurisdiction and judicial review, defenses, discrimination, evidence, harmful error, hearings, PPPs, retirement, reemployment, remedies, RIFs, settlements, substantive offenses, timeliness, USERRA and VEOA. (more details)




Broida on Negotiability
Civil Service Advocacy Series
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Sku: 14BON
Edition: 1st
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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
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Edition: 1st
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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
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Sku: 14BOA
Edition: 1st
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Samples: Workbook Table of Contents
Format: 3hr 37min .mp4 video on DVD-ROM; workbook; + optional 50% off Arbitration book

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
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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
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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
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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)




Principles of Federal Sector Arbitration Law
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Sku: 13POA
Edition: 3rd/2013
ISBN: 1-934651-41-9
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 09/18/13)
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This encyclopedic text features summaries of federal sector arbitration awards addressing significant issues and major arbitration principles from 1999 through June 2013. Awards are arranged by topic. Principles includes a table cross-referencing arbitrators to the awards they have issued. Major topics include the nature of arbitration, the collective bargaining agreement, arbitrability, grievances, hearings, management rights, contract interpretation, common substantive arbitration topics, settlement, remedies, counsel fee and damages. (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)



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)



MSPB Basics: The Agency Edition
(2005) MSPB Basics: The Agency Edition By: Broida
Price: $55.00 On Sale! $49.50
Sku: 05MBAE
Edition: 1st/2005
ISBN: 1-932612-52-1
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For the benefit of agency representatives, this introductory, yet thorough discourse on MSPB practice covers seminal Board and Federal Circuit decisions, Board processes and litigation from the initial appeal through PFR, and regulations. Major topics include Board overview, agency appeal response, discovery, motions practice, settlement, discrimination issues, prehearing procedures, hearings, petition for review, counsel fee petitions, relationships with the judge, opposing counsel and pro se appellants, research, and significant decisions of the Board. (more details)



Winning at Arbitration
04WAA.jpg By: Broida, Hadley & Wiley
Price: $80.00 On Sale! $72.00
Sku: 04WAA
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 0-9729852-4-7
Format: CD-ROM

Offering an overview of the arbitration process with tips and tactics for success, this CD practicum is essential to both union and agency representatives. The course is comprehensive covering pre-arbitration preparation through closing arguments. (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)



MSPB Basics
A Brief Guide for the Distressed and Perplexed
(2004) MSPB Basics By: Broida
Price: $55.00 On Sale! $49.50
Sku: 04MSBA
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 1-932612-34-3
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Format: Book (+ optional .pdf eBook on CD) or Switch to downloadable .pdf eBook

An introductory discourse on MSPB practice, MSPB Basics covers seminal Board and Federal Circuit decisions, Board processes and litigation from the initial appeal through PFR, and relevant regulations. Major topics include an overview of the Board, filing an appeal, the agency’s response and preliminary motions, discovery and motion practice, discrimination, pre-hearing practice, hearing, settlement, whistleblower claims, petitions for review, and significant decisions of the Board. (more details)



EEOC and MSPB Litigation
04EML.jpg By: Broida, Hadley, Gilbert & Wiley
Price: $80.00 On Sale! $72.00
Sku: 04EAML
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 0-9729852-6-3
Format: 2 CD-ROMs

Whether practicing before the EEOC or the MSPB, this training disc explores and dissects each step of the litigation process. From pre-discovery to closing arguments, the speakers detail what practitioners before the Board and Commission need to know. (more details)



Witness Preparation
03WP.jpg By: Broida & Wiley
Price: $80.00 On Sale! $72.00
Sku: 03WP
Edition: 1st/2003
ISBN: 0-9729852-2-0
Format: CD-ROM

This e-course examines and explains the purpose, strategies, and expectations of witnesses at Federal administrative hearings. This practicum covers what to expect and how to prepare for the hearing process from beginning to end. (more details)



MSPB: Litigation Techniques
95MSLT.jpg By: Broida, Levinson & Kastner
Price: $25.00 On Sale! $22.50
Sku: 95MBLT
Edition: 1st/1995
Format: .mp3 download + optional audio CDs

This audio course is a three-hour narration of MSPB practice and procedure. Instruction is offered by two seasoned practitioners and a former MSPB Chairman. (more details)



Gilbert & Broida on EEO Advocacy
Civil Service Advocacy Series
14GBOE.jpg By: Gilbert & Broida
Price: $125.00 On Sale! $112.50
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. (more details)




A Guide to Federal Labor Relations Authority Law and Practice
Coming Soon By: Broida
Price: $550.00
Sku: 15FLRA
Edition: 28th/2015
Availability: Coming Soon (Spring 2015)
Samples: Table of Contents (from 2014 edition) ------- Text Sample (from 2014 edition)
Format: Book (+ optional .pdf eBook on CD-ROM)

Updated annually, the FLRA Guide is a complete research tool on unit determinations, negotiability and the collective bargaining process, unfair labor practices, and arbitration. The Guide includes discussion of cases, laws, and litigation practice before the FLRA and its reviewing courts. Major topics include jurisdiction, unit determinations and elections; labor organizations; procedures and substantive limitations on and specific applications of negotiability determinations; the Federal Service Impasses Panel; ULPs and remedies; review of arbitration awards; and administrative reconsideration and judicial review. This authoritative text is a component of the American Civil Service Law Series. (more details)




A Guide to Merit Systems Protection Board Law and Practice
Coming Soon By: Broida
Price: $650.00
Sku: 15MSPB
Edition: 32nd/2015
Availability: Coming Soon (Spring 2015)
Samples: Table of Contents (from 2014 edition) ------- Text Sample (from 2014 edition)
Format: Book (+ optional .pdf eBook on CD)

In two volumes, updated annually, this encyclopedic guide to Board cases, laws, procedure, and litigation practice is the seminal text on this complex area of the law. Major topics include the 2012 MSPB regulatory revisions, Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012, jurisdiction, appeals, discovery, hearings, evidence, PFRs, adverse actions and discipline, nexus and mitigation, substantive offenses, performance cases, RIFs, PPPs, retirement, attorney fees, settlement, remedies, and judicial review. This authoritative text is a component of the American Civil Service Law Series. (more details)




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