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Discipline & Performance Related Titles
Subcategories: Challenging Disciplinary Actions | Defending Disciplinary Actions
Taking Disciplinary Actions | Misconduct | Performance | Supervisors and Managers


Consolidated Federal Sector EEO Update 2004-2020
20CEUP
New Release
By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $250.00
Sku: 20CEUP
Edition: 11th/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-78-5; 1-941825-78-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 6/9/2020)
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Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stickor click here for the downloadable version

Updated annually, this comprehensive text digests notable Commission and federal court employment discrimination cases from 2003 through early 2020 and reviews EEO laws, regulations, guidance, and recent trends. Major topics include recent trends in the law; bases of discrimination; attorney fees; class actions; compensatory damages; appellate review; evidence; harassment; hearings; mixed cases; procedures; remedies; reprisal; settlement; and sexual harassment. (more details)




Adverse Actions and Performance-Based Actions
Process, Law and Cases, Guidance, and Pitfalls
20AAPA
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00
Sku: 20AAPA
Edition: 2nd/2020
Availability: October 2020
Samples: Table of Contents (from 2011 edition) ------- Text Sample (from 2011 edition)
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stick

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)



Adverse Actions and Performance-Based Actions (.pdf download)
Process, Law and Cases, Guidance, and Pitfalls
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.pdf eBook download
By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00
Sku: PDF11AAPA
Edition: 1st/2011
ISBN: 1-934651-50-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 06/30/11)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)



Disciplining Federal Employees (.pdf download)
20DFE
New Release
.pdf eBook download
By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: PDF20DFE
Edition: 2nd/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-79-2; 1-941825-79-6
Availability: IN-STOCK (7/9/2020)
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Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

An updated and vastly expanded classic, this instructive text advises supervisors, managers, and HR specialists on how to take sustainable disciplinary actions with case examples, but none of the legal jargon. Major topics include: basic principles, law of the workplace, disciplinary offenses, disciplinary measures, determining penalties, establishing the facts, absenteeism, dishonesty, offenses against government property, off-duty conduct, sexual offenses, workplace violence, alcohol/drug use, offenses by supervisors, performance problems, protected activities, procedures and administrative details, preventive steps, and firing your worst employee.(more details)



Preventing Workplace Disruption (.pdf download)
The Federal Supervisor's Guide to Dealing with Harassment and Disruptive Behavior in the Workplace
19PWD
New Release
.pdf eBook download
By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: PDF19PWD
Edition: 1st/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/17/2019)
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Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

Federal supervisors face disruptive problems in the workplace ranging from simple unsettling acts, offensive behavior, and harassment, to workplace violence. This book provides step-by-step guidance on sorting through, identifying the behaviors, and then taking the right practical and legal measures required to resolve them. (more details)




UnCivil Servant (.pdf download)
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct
19UCS
New Release
.pdf eBook download
By: Wiley & Hopkins
Price: $100.00
Sku: PDF19UCS
Edition: 5th/2019
ISBN: 978-0-9729852-0-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/9/19)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

Ideal for federal supervisors and managers, and anyone who advises them, this handbook is a practical guide on misconduct, performance and discipline. Major topics include the fundamental elements of disciplinary and performance actions, removal procedures, the defense of a penalty, special challenges to adverse actions, and nontraditional disciplinary techniques. (more details)




Management of Problem Employees (.pdf download)
18MOPE
.pdf eBook download
By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: PDF18MOPE
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-56-3; 1-941825-56-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/17/2018)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

This how-to text instructs supervisors and managers on how to handle performance, attendance, and misconduct-related issues offering strategies, proven tactics, and practical advice. How to identify and deal with workplace problems caused by troublesome employees is featured. 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)



Conducting Misconduct Inquiries (.pdf download)
18CMI
.pdf eBook download
By: Vitaro, Goodfriend & Gilbert
Price: $135.00
Sku: PDF18CMI
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-53-2; 1-941825-53-2
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 8/16/2018)
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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)




Supervisors Bundle - Employee Conduct
(19PWD; 19UCS; 09CMI)
30% Off
Price: $335.00 On Sale! $234.50
Sku: SupBundle-Conduct
Availability: IN-STOCK
Format: Softcover Books and/or PDF eBooks on CD-ROM

Preventing Workplace DisruptionPreventing Workplace Disruption
By: Corum
Price: $100.00 $70.00

Federal supervisors face disruptive problems in the workplace ranging from simple unsettling acts, offensive behavior, and harassment, to workplace violence. This book provides step-by-step guidance on sorting through, identifying the behaviors, and then taking the right practical and legal measures required to resolve them.


UnCivil Servant (2019)UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct

By: Wiley
Price: $100.00 $70.00

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.


(2018) Conducting Misconduct InquiriesConducting Misconduct Inquiries
By: Vitaro, Goodfriend & Gilbert
Price: $135.00 $94.50

Conducting Misconduct Inquiries provides comprehensive and practical instruction to supervisors investigating alleged employee misconduct. With an emphasis on how to conduct fair and efficient inquiries, the text guides the reader so that only provable claims go forward to third parties and the agency satisfies any obligation to take prompt and appropriate action.




Supervisors Bundle - Discipline
(19UCS; 20DFE)
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Price: $200.00 On Sale! $160.00
Sku: DiscpBundle
Availability: IN-STOCK
Format: Softcover Books/PDF eBooks on CD-ROM

UnCivil Servant (2019)UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct

By: Hadley
Price: $100.00 $80.00

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.


(2020) Disciplining Federal EmployeesDisciplining Federal Employees
By: Corum
Price: $100.00 $80.00

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.




Federal Sector Harassment Law (.pdf download)
Federal Sector Harassment Law
.pdf eBook download
By: Hadley & Davis
Price: $225.00
Sku: PDF17FSHL
Edition: 1st/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-40-2; 1-941825-40-0
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 09/07/17)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

This handbook provides comprehensive coverage of harassment law based on sex, race and color, religion, disability, national origin, age and reprisal. Case law examples and analyses are provided from the EEOC, OFO, and the courts; EEO enforcement guidance and policy guidance; statutes and regulations. Major topics include tangible employment actions, hostile work environment, timeliness, nature of conduct, basis of conduct, severe and pervasive conduct, liability for harassment, and avoiding liability. (more details)



Due Process in Adverse and Performance-Based Actions (.pdf download)
Due Process in Adverse and Performance-Based Actions (2017)
.pdf eBook download
By: Fowler
Price: $225.00
Sku: PDF17DPAP
Edition: 2nd/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-30-3 ; 1-941825-30-3
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 1/30/17)
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Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

This guide provides everything needed in dealing with procedural and due process issues. Major topics include due process and the statutory scheme; liberty and property and what’s due; the Stone, Ward Criteria, Analytical Model; ex parte communication; Stone, Ward factors in actual practice; agency investigations—constitutional concerns; due process and the agency process; the Ward model—due process and harmful error; due process—security clearances, base bars. (more details)




Adverse Actions (.pdf download)
A Guide for Federal Managers and Personnel Specialists
Adverse Actions (2017)
.pdf eBook download
By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: PDF17AA
Edition: 5th/2017
ISBN: 1-941825-35-4
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/11/17)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)




The Complete Federal Supervisor’s Guide to Human Resources Management (.pdf download)
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.pdf eBook download
By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: PDF16FSHR
Edition: 1st/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-27-3; 1-941825-27-3
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/15/16)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)




Senior Executive Service Legal Guide (.pdf download)
(2009) Senior Executive Service Legal Guide
.pdf eBook download
By: Broida & Davis
Price: $100.00 On Sale! $50.00
Sku: PDF09SESG
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-19-2
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Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)



EEO and the Federal Supervisor (.pdf download)
(2009) EEO and the Federal Supervisor
.pdf eBook download
By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: PDF09EEFS
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-26-5
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)



Drafting Disciplinary Charges (download)
04DDC.jpg By: Fowler, Ashner & Wiley
Price: $80.00
Sku: 04DDC
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 0-9729852-3-9
Format: download (.zip file containing executable) + optional CD-ROM backup

A practicum in disciplinary charges, this e-training software explores the complex nature of this critical element of adverse actions. Video and audio clips, reference to real world examples, and interactive questions help guide and explain the elements of charges and how to properly frame them. (more details)



How to Fire a Federal Employee (download)
03FAFE.jpg By: Wiley
Price: $80.00
Sku: 03FAFE
Edition: 1st/2003
ISBN: 0-9729852-0-4
Format: download (.zip file containing executable) + optional CD-ROM backup

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



Managing Employee Performance (.pdf download)
18MEP
.pdf eBook download
By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: PDF18MEP
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-54-9; 1-941825-54-0
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/10/2018)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

A Dewey classic, now in its second edition, 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)



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