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Supervisor and Manager Related Titles
Subcategories: The Basics | Discipline | EEO | Hiring and Firing
Litigation, ADR and Settlement | Performance, Misconduct and Time


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)



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)




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)



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
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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)




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)




The Complete Federal Supervisor's Guide to Human Resources Management
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 16FSHR
Edition: 1st/2016
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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 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)



The Federal Supervisor’s Guide to Ethics, Rules, and Responsibilities
14ERR.jpg By: Corum
Price: $65.00
Sku: 14ERR
Edition: 1st/2014
ISBN: 978-1-934651-93-3; 1-934651-93-1
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Written for federal supervisors and managers, a Guide to Ethics, Rules, and Responsibilities details and explains the primary rules governing ethics. Major topics include sources of ethics rules, a chapter detailing the principal ethics rules, and enforcement. (more details)




Combating Sexual Harassment
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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)




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)




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)



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)



Supervisor’s Guide to Litigation and Dispute Resolution
11LADR.jpg By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 11LADR
Edition: 1st/2011
ISBN: 978-1-934651-52-0
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Supervisor’s Guide is an introductory text to the supervisory actions that employees can challenge, the avenues available for pursuing such challenges, and the tribunals responsible for hearing those challenges. Major topics include the basics of appeals and grievances, internal agency systems, external mechanisms, and actions that employees can challenge. (more details)



Surviving EEO Complaints
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Price: $55.00
Sku: 10SEEC
Edition: 3rd/2010
ISBN: 1-934651-39-7
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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. Major topics include a summary of the discrimination laws, covered employees, disparate treatment and impact, harassment, reasonable accommodation, retaliation, strategies for reducing complaints, the EEO complaint and hearing processes, use of government property and time, and coping with the litigation process. (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)



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)



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)



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)




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)




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)



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)



Labor Relations for Supervisors and Managers
(2006) Labor Relations for Supervisors and Managers By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 06LRSM
Edition: 1st/2006
ISBN: 1-932612-72-6
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This guide explains labor relations in the context of the federal government and the unique challenges that face federal managers of unionized workplaces. Major topics include an introduction to federal labor relations, basic principles, creating a union presence, management rights and obligations, employee and union rights and responsibilities, dealing with union officials, change situations, administering the agreement, and representational situations. (more details)



Defending Your Case
(2003) Defending Your Case By: Corum
Price: $40.00
Sku: 03DYC
Edition: 1st/2003
ISBN: 1-878810-89-8
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This concise yet comprehensive handbook coaches managers, supervisors, and agency officials on how to prepare for and effectively testify in defense of their case before the MSPB, EEOC, in arbitration and other adjudicatory proceedings. Major topics include a review of the tribunals, standards and burdens, the seven classic mistakes, and testifying. (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)



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)



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)



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)



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)



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)



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)



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)



Mediation of Federal Sector Employment Disputes
97MED.jpg By: Kaufman & Feil
Price: $25.00
Sku: 97MED
Edition: 1st/1997
Format: .mp3 download + optional audio CDs

This audio tutorial from two professional mediators is perfect for any management, employee, or union representative engaged in mediation. An examination of the mediation process is provided, with special attention paid to the role and responsibility of the representative. (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)



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




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