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Whistleblowing Reprisal


A Guide to Merit Systems Protection Board Law and Practice
A Guide to MSPB Law and Practice (2017)
By: Broida
Price: $695.00
Sku: 17MSPB
Edition: 34th/2017
ISBN: 1-941825-31-1
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/12/17)
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Format: Printed Book; pdf eBook on CD (Save $100); or Book & pdf eBook on CD (+$100)

In two volumes, updated annually, the MSPB Guide is a complete research tool for Board cases, laws, procedure, and litigation practice and is the seminal text on this complex area of the law. Major topics include MSPB regulatory revisions, Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, 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)




MSPB Case Summaries
MSPB Case Summaries (2017)
By: Broida & Davis
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17MSCS
Edition: 8th/2017
ISBN: 1-941825-36-2
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 3/9/17)
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Updated annually, this encyclopedic guide condenses MSPB and Federal Circuit decisions from 1999 through early 2017 into concise, useable summaries. Cases are arranged by subject matter areas of Board jurisprudence and further categorized alphabetically. The MSPB Reference Materials CD and a table of cases 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, mitigation, PPPs, retirement, reemployment, remedies, RIFs, settlements, substantive offenses, timeliness, USERRA and VEOA. (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
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)




A Guide to the Whistleblower Protection Act and Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $225.00
Sku: 16WPA
Edition: 2nd/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-24-2; 1-941825-24-9
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/25/16)
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With practice tips, this guide sorts the laws and procedures related to whistleblower reprisal. The guide includes in depth discussion of the Whistleblower Protection Act, the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, noteworthy cases, and the Presidential Policy Directive (PPD-19). Major topics include legislative history and sources of law; OSC operations; corrective and disciplinary actions; IRAs and otherwise appealable actions; grievances and whistleblower reprisal claims; stays; burdens of proof; qualifying disclosures; prima facie cases and contributing factor analysis; clear and convincing evidence; remedies, damages and relief; administrative and judicial review; and National Security Employees. (more details)




Darshan Sheth on Representing Agencies Before OSC
Civil Service Advocacy Series
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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)




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
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)



How to Defend a Federal Employee
03DAFE.jpg By: Wiley
Price: $80.00
Sku: 03DAFE
Edition: 1st/2003
ISBN: 0-9729852-1-2
Format: CD-ROM

This practical e-training disc is ideal for any practitioner representing an employee in an appeal or grievance of a personnel action. The course utilizes multiple resources to provide practitioners a guide through the procedure and fundamentals essential to establishing a solid defense for their client. (more details)



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