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Personnel Management Titles
Subcategories: Leave Administration | Misconduct and Poor Performance: Inquiries, Discipline
For Supervisors and Managers | Disability Related | Worker’s Compensation |


Administration of Leave and Medical Documentation Requests
Administration of Leave and Medical Documentation Requests (2017)
By: Laws
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17ALMD
Edition: 2nd/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-42-6; 1-941825-42-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 08/17/17)
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This multi-disciplinary text is essential for readers seeking to navigate through the complex laws and regulations governing the administration of medical-related employee leave. Major topics include overviews of the Rehabilitation Act, ADA and ADAAA, FECA, FMLA, and OPM Medical Leave and Documentation Regulations, DFEC Procedure Manual, ADA medical exams and inquiries, storage and confidentiality of medical records, determining and implementing the appropriate leave, and returns to work. (more details)



Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law Deskbook
Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law Deskbook (2017)
By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17DDLD
Edition: 6th/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-45-7; 1-941825-45-1
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 08/23/17)
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Updated with cases through mid-2017, the Disability Deskbook is an extensive compilation of cases interpreting the Rehabilitation Act, ADA, ADAAA, and other statutes and implementing regulations and covers all disability related topics. Major topics include who is covered under the ADA, specific impairments, major life activities, "regarded as having a disability," "qualified individual with a disability," reasonable accommodation, undue hardship, direct threat defense, and disability related inquiries. (more details)



FMLA Basics
FMLA Basics (2017)
By: Bosland
Price: $75.00
Sku: 17FMBA
Edition: 2nd/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-41-9; 1-941825-41-9
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/6/17)
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Introductory, yet comprehensive, FMLA Basics guides federal supervisors and managers through the FMLA process and law with tips, resources, and guidance for compliance. Major topics include an overview of federal sector FMLA, employee leave requests, timeliness and adequacy of leave requests, employee eligibility requirements, coverage issues, management responsibilities, requests for supporting documentation, amount of leave entitlement, how leave may be scheduled, paid leave, dealing with other employment benefits, record keeping, agency leave policies, and enforcement. (more details)



Adverse Actions
A Guide for Federal Managers and Personnel Specialists
Adverse Actions (2017)
By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 17AA
Edition: 5th/2017
ISBN: 1-941825-35-4
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/11/17)
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This thorough but concise handbook offers supervisors and personnel specialists an easy-to-read, step-by-step, practical approach to taking adverse and performance-based actions. The subject matter is not complicated by legalese. Major topics include the legal framework of adverse actions, jurisdiction, adverse action causes, penalties, proving the case, adverse action procedures, performance based actions, and adverse action appeals. (more details)




Reduction in Force
A Practical Guide
Reduction in Force (2017)
By: Fowler
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17RIF
Edition: 1st/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-44-0; 1-941825-44-3
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 09/07/17)
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RIFs will be the new “furloughs.” An understanding of RIFs is necessary to avoid mistakes. Employees, HR officials, agency counsels, and employee representatives will use this easy-to-use, yet comprehensive guide to master the regulations, statutes, and case law. Major topics include competitive levels and competitive areas, retention registers, bump and retreat rights, severance pay and DSRs, veterans preference, and demotion and termination appeals(more details)




UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct
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By: Wiley & Hopkins
Price: $75.00
Sku: 16UCS
Edition: 4th/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-29-7; 1-941825-29-X
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 11/1/16)
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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. (more details)




The Complete Federal Supervisor's Guide to Human Resources Management
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 16FSHR
Edition: 1st/2016
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/15/16)
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A comprehensive handbook on managing federal employees that covers, from a supervisor's perspective, every important aspect of human resources management from hiring to firing. This book shows federal supervisors the rules they need, specific strategies and tactics for hiring the right people, structuring their jobs to best motivate them, managing their performance, maintaining discipline, and managing their time. Each chapter will conclude with a summary and checklist for dealing with each issue. (more details)




Federal Sector Telework
Law and Cases
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By: Davis
Price: $75.00
Sku: 16FST
Edition: 1st/2016
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/22/16)
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Federal Sector Telework is an essential handbook on telework for managers, supervisors, HR officials, and representatives of agencies and complainants. Major topics: Telework Enhancement Act of 2010, coverage, eligibility, participation, limitations, and the intersection of telework with EEO and MSPB principles. (more details)




Federal Sector Workers' Compensation
15FSWC.jpg By: Laws
Price: $250.00
Sku: 15FSWC
Edition: 5th/2015
ISBN: 978-1-941825-13-6; 1-941825-13-3
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 09/3/15)
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Recently updated, Federal Sector Workers’ Compensation offers the most comprehensive reporting and commentary on all aspects of workers’ compensation issues in the federal sector. Major topics include an overview of the FECA, OWCP procedure, hearings, reconsideration, ECAB appeals, fact of injury, performance, causation, emotional conditions, medical evidence, continuation of pay, schedule awards, rehabilitation and reemployment, wage loss compensation, survivors’ benefits, medical benefits, representation and attorney fees, overpayments, third party liability, relationship between FECA and other laws. (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)
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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)
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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)




Settlement Forms
for MSPB and EEOC Federal Personnel Litigation
14SFME.jpg By: Broida
Price: $160.00
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)



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)



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)




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)



Federal Sector Workers' Compensation Basics
13FWCB.jpg By: Laws
Price: $100.00
Sku: 13WCB
Edition: 1st/2013
ISBN: 978-1-934651-78-0; 1-934651-78-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 08/09/13)
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Designed for supervisors and employees, this introductory book simplifies the worker’s compensation process in an easy to read and thorough manner. Major topics include hearings, requests for reconsideration, ECAB appeals, burdens of proof, emotional conditions, continuation of pay, disability and death benefits, schedule awards, medical treatment, and more. (more details)




Combating Sexual Harassment
13CSH.jpg By: Corum
Price: $65.00
Sku: 13CSH
Edition: 2nd/2013
ISBN: 978-1-934651-74-2; 1-934651-74-5
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 07/2/13)
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Combating Sexual Harassment, in its 2nd edition and new for 2013, teaches supervisors, managers, investigators, EEO staff, and personnel departments how to identify and navigate through claims of sexual harassment. Major topics include defining sexual harassment, investigating allegations of harassment, assessing the facts, how to respond, and disciplinary actions. (more details)




Supervising Federal Employees
(2006) Supervising Federal Employees By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 06SFE
Edition: 1st/2006
ISBN: 1-932612-78-5
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Supervising Federal Employees is a succinct yet thorough overview of the civil service and an in-depth examination of all aspects of the personnel management system, including the unique responsibilities of federal managers. Major topics include employee and management rights and responsibilities, classification and job design, hiring, managing performance, discipline, time and attendance, equal employment opportunity, labor management relations, appeals, and grievances. (more details)



A Guide to Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law and Practice
11FSDD.jpg By: Hadley
Price: $235.00
Sku: 11FSDD
Edition: 3rd/2011
ISBN: 1-934651-55-1
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 8/3/11)
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The Disability Guide is an extensive and updated examination of federal EEO disability discrimination decisions, litigation practice, statutes, regulations, and practical advice for supervisors, representatives, HR specialists, and adjudicators. Major topics include overviews of the Rehabilitation Act, the ADA, and the ADAAA, impairments, major life activities, substantial limitations, “regarded as” disabilities, qualified individuals, reasonable accommodation, undue hardship, forms of prohibited discrimination, timeliness, remedies, and GINA. (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)



Disciplining Federal Employees
10DFE.jpg By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 10DFE
Edition: 1st/2010
ISBN: 1-934651-38-9
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An updated and expanded classic, this instructive text advises supervisors, managers, and those that advise them on how to take sustainable disciplinary actions with case examples, but none of the legal jargon. Major topics include management and employee obligations, formal and informal discipline, determining penalties, establishing the facts, insubordination, alcohol and drug use, off-duty conduct, workplace violence, performance problems, protected activities, common management mistakes, how to prevent wrongdoing, and firing the worst employee. (more details)



Settling Disputes
(2009) Settling Disputes By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 09SD
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-17-6
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Settling Disputes provides instruction on how to resolve employee grievances, appeals, and complaints. Major topics include discussion of EEO settlements, defining settlement interests, creating settlement options, and finalizing the agreement. (more details)



Managing Employees' Time
(2008) Managing Employees' Time By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 08MET
Edition: 3rd/2008
ISBN: 1-934651-15-X
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With proven practices, sample letters, and expert advice, Managing Employees’ Time teaches managers and supervisors how to get employees to attend work, how to manage work schedules, how to administer leave when requested, and how to optimize employees’ time once at work. Major topics include hours of work, work schedules, overtime, leave administration, managing time on the job, common leave problems, managing telecommuters, and strategies for managing time and controlling absenteeism. (more details)



Management of Problem Employees
(2007) Management of Problem Employees By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 07MOPE
Edition: 1st/2007
ISBN: 1-932612-87-4
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This how-to text instructs supervisors and managers on how to handle performance, attendance, and misconduct-related issues offering nuanced strategies, proven tactics, and practical advice. Author Corum traces how to identify and deal with workplace problems caused by troublesome employees. Major topics include the different types of and tools for dealing with problem employees, disciplinary actions, strategies and tactics for dealing with problem employees, how to identify “non-problems,” and strategies for dealing with internal forces. (more details)



Stopping Workplace Violence
(2004) Stopping Workplace Violence By: Corum
Price: $30.00
Sku: 04SWV
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 1-932612-32-7
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Ideal for any federal supervisor, this title offers advice, tips, and steps to preventing workplace violence, protecting employees and clients, and enforcing necessary standards to ensure safety in the workplace. Major topics include types of workplace violence, tools to deal with workplace violence, the most common myths, preventative measures, verbal and other intimidating behavior, physical acts of violence, and violence from other sources. (more details)



MSPB Basics
A Brief Guide for the Distressed and Perplexed
(2004) MSPB Basics By: Broida
Price: $55.00
Sku: 04MSBA
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 1-932612-34-3
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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)



Managing Employee Performance
(2004) Managing Employee Performance By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 04MEP
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 1-932612-30-0
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A Dewey classic, Managing Employee Performance offers detailed, practical, and effective strategies for managing employee performance. Major topics include the principles of performance management, how to set performance standards and monitor performance, when and how to provide feedback and appraisals, rewarding performance, managing performance under a paybanding systems, distinguishing performance problems from conduct problems, isolating the performance issue, counseling the employee, and the two options for dealing with performance problems. (more details)



Hiring for Success
Hiring for Success, 2000 By: Corum & Loufakis
Price: $30.00
Sku: 00HFS
Edition: 1st/2000
ISBN: 1-878810-63-4
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Hiring for Success teaches federal supervisors, managers, and personnel specialists how to find and hire top performers. Major topics include the basics of job specifications, job specifications for GS positions, job vacancy worksheet, recruiting options, internal hiring, recruitment and diversity, marketing and incentives, high risk practices, application review, interviewing, other sources of information, probation, legal pitfalls to hiring, and employee retention. (more details)




Position Classification and Job Grading in the Federal Government
(1997) Position Classification and Job Grading in the Federal Government By: Knudsen
Price: $30.00
Sku: 97PCJG
Edition: 1st/1997
ISBN: 1-878810-40-5
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Concise and useful, this handbook explains the position classification system in the federal civil service. Major topics include background of position classification, the general schedule, classification standards and guide, job grading, reviewing authorities and appeals. (more details)



Federal Sector Sexual Harassment Law
(2008) Federal Sector Sexual Harassment Law By: Laws & Hadley
Price: $135.00
Sku: 08FSSH
Edition: 1st/2008
ISBN: 1-934651-14-1
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This handbook provides extensive analysis of federal sector EEOC sexual harassment case law and procedure, including EEO enforcement guidance, EEO policy guidance, statutes, and regulations. It is ideal for EEO managers, supervisors, representatives, and complainants. Major topics include tangible employment actions, hostile work environments, timeliness, nature and basis of the conduct, severe or pervasive conduct, liability for harassment, and avoiding liability. (more details)



EEO and the Federal Supervisor
(2009) EEO and the Federal Supervisor By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 09EEFS
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-26-5
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EEO and the Federal Supervisor guides federal supervisors through the intricacies of discrimination law and demystifies the potential impact of EEO laws on personnel management decisions. Major topics include the legal history of EEO, discrimination, hiring, discipline, and other supervisory decisions that impact the careers of federal employees. (more details)



Disability Law and Practice
04DLP.jpg By: Gilbert, Hadley & Wiley
Price: $80.00
Sku: 04DLP
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 0-9729852-5-5
Format: CD-ROM

From the basics of disability law to guidance for practitioners on how best to represent agencies or complainants, this training disc provides a practical lesson on this complex subject. Materials include an examination and explanation of relevant laws, cases, and key terminology. (more details)



How to Fire a Federal Employee
03FAFE.jpg By: Wiley
Price: $80.00
Sku: 03FAFE
Edition: 1st/2003
ISBN: 0-9729852-0-4
Format: CD-ROM

Mr. Wiley guides supervisors and practitioners through the steps necessary to effectively discipline and remove unmanageable employees. (more details)



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