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Advocacy Bundle
(11AOA; 14GBOE; 14BOAA)
Price: $410.00 On Sale! $246.00
Sku: AdvocacyBundle
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Format: Softcover Book/.pdf eBook on CD-ROM/MP4 Video on DVD-ROMs & Workbooks

(2011)The Art of AdvocacyThe Art of Advocacy
By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00 $96

The Art of Advocacy is a thorough, yet concise, instructional text on effective advocacy before the MSPB and arbitrators. Major topics include the basics and importance of advocacy, Board and arbitration practice fundamentals, proof requirements, preappeal advocacy, discovery, motion practice, direct and cross examination, oral and written advocacy, and settlements.



(2014)Gilbert & Broida on EEO AdvocacyGilbert & Broida on EEO Advocacy
By: Gilbert & Broida
Price: $125.00 $75

Gary Gilbert and Peter Broida provide intermediate to advanced level instruction for agency advocates on federal EEO administrative proceedings: discovery, hearings, and appeals. They discuss the proper role of counsel during the EEO counseling and investigation process; discovery; motion practice; effective summary judgment submissions; approaches to settlement; hearing preparation, practice, and procedure; examination of witnesses; opening and closing statements and briefs; OFO appeals; and interaction with judges, opposing counsel, and pro se complainants.



Broida on Federal Sector Administrative AdvocacyBroida on Federal Sector Administrative Advocacy
By: Broida
Price: $125.00 $75

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.



Alternative Dispute Resolution Bundle
(12CDSA; 14SFME; 14BOS; 14BOM)
Price: $570.00 On Sale! $342.00
Sku: ADRBundle
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Crafting Durable Settlement AgreementsCrafting Durable Settlement Agreements
By: Tuck
Price: $160.00 $96

Crafting Durable Settlement Agreements is a complete research tool for negotiating, drafting and enforcing settlement agreements, with expert commentary and sample agreement provisions and terms. Analysis of relevant MSPB and EEO case law, regulations, OPM guidance, and MD-110, and Federal Rules of Evidence is included. Major topics include settlement principles and advice, guidelines for settlement, settlement authority, collateral use of and challenges to agreements and offers, preparation for settlement, alternative discipline agreements, last chance agreements, pre-appeal agreements, common settlement terms, enforcement, and rescission.



Settlement FormsSettlement Forms
for MSPB and EEOC Federal Personnel Litigation

By: Broida
Price: $160.00 $96

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.



Broida on Federal Sector SettlementBroida on Federal Sector Settlement
By: Broida
Price: $125.00 $75

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.



Broida on Federal Sector MediationBroida on Federal Sector Mediation
By: Broida
Price: $125.00 $75

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.




Arbitration Bundle
(17POA; 03EAA; 16LAP; 11AOA; 14BOA)
Price: $790.00 On Sale! $474.00
Sku: ArbitrationBundle
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Principles of Federal Sector Arbitration LawPrinciples of Federal Sector Arbitration Law
By: Broida
Price: $250.00 $150

This encyclopedic text features summaries of federal sector arbitration awards addressing significant issues and major arbitration principles from 1999 through 2016. 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.



Effective Advocacy in ArbitrationEffective Advocacy in Arbitration
By: Cohen
Price: $30.00 $18

From a seasoned arbitrator comes a concise, but thorough overview of arbitration. Beginning with effective preparation of grievances to the hearing itself, and all the details in between, this guide teaches beginner and veteran advocates alike how to be effective in arbitration. Major topics include ethics, preparation, grievances and answers, step meetings, pre-arbitration settlement, arbitration hearings, and summations.



Labor Arbitration Practice for the Federal SectorLabor Arbitration Practice for the Federal Sector
By: Bosland
Price: $225.00 $135

Labor Arbitration Practice for the Federal Sector is a comprehensive examination of the arbitration process and advocacy. With discussion of strategies and practice tips, this how-to guide assists union and management advocates. Major topics include advocate selection, case investigation and evaluation, arbitrator selection, case preparation, prehearing practice, witness selection and preparation, hearing specifics: opening statements, creating a record, witness testimony, direction examination, cross-examination, exhibits, and closing arguments, and post-award practice.



(2011)The Art of AdvocacyThe Art of Advocacy
By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00 $96

The Art of Advocacy is a thorough, yet concise, instructional text on effective advocacy before the MSPB and arbitrators. Major topics include the basics and importance of advocacy, Board and arbitration practice fundamentals, proof requirements, preappeal advocacy, discovery, motion practice, direct and cross examination, oral and written advocacy, and settlements.



Broida on Federal Sector ArbitrationBroida on Federal Sector Arbitration
By: Broida
Price: $125.00 $75

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.




Disability Discrimination Bundle
(17DDLD; 11FSDD)
Price: $460.00 On Sale! $368.00
Sku: DisabilityBundle
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Format: Softcover Books/PDF eBooks on CD-ROM

Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law Deskbook (2017)Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law Deskbook
By: Gilbert& Sumner
Price: $225.00 $180

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.


A Guide to Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law and PracticeA Guide to Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law and Practice
By: Corum
Price: $235.00 $188

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.




Discovery Bundle
(16DPMB; 04MSDF; 04EEDF)
Price: $325.00 On Sale! $162.50
Sku: DiscoveryBundle
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Discovery Practice before the MSPB (2016)Discovery Practice before the MSPB
By: Tuck
Price: $125.00 $62.50

This popular title guides practitioners through discovery practice before the MSPB with forms, pertinent MSPB regulations, MSPB guidance issued to its judges, case law citations, relevant Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and samples of discovery requests and related motions.



MSPB Discovery Forms for Agency RepresentativesMSPB Discovery Forms for Agency Representatives
By: Broida
Price: $100.00 $50

MSPB Discovery Forms For Agency Representatives provides samples of written discovery to help agency officials fully develop defenses and evidence concerning the remedy demanded. The discovery forms are taken from actual litigation in which agencies effectively used discovery in appeals before the MSPB.



EEO Discovery Forms for Agency RepresentativesEEO Discovery Forms for Agency Representatives
Surviving EEO Complaints
By: Hadley & Fowler
Price: $100.00 $50

EEO Discovery Forms For Agency Representatives provides samples of written discovery to help agency officials fully develop defenses and evidence concerning the remedy demanded by the EEO complainant.





EEO Advocacy Bundle
(14GBOE; 13RAAC)
By: Gilbert & Broida; Hadley & Sumner
Price: $360.00 On Sale! $270.00
Sku: EEOAdvocacybundle
Edition: 1st/2014 & 3rd/2013
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Format: Softcover books; PDF eBook on CD-ROMs; MP4 video on DVD-ROM

Gilbert & Broida on EEO Advocacy   Price: $125 $93.75
Gary Gilbert and Peter Broida provide intermediate to advanced level instruction for agency advocates on federal EEO administrative proceedings: discovery, hearings, and appeals. They discuss the proper role of counsel during the EEO counseling and investigation process; discovery; motion practice; effective summary judgment submissions; approaches to settlement; hearing preparation, practice, and procedure; examination of witnesses; opening and closing statements and briefs; OFO appeals; and interaction with judges, opposing counsel, and pro se complainants.

Representing Agencies and Complainants Before the EEOC   Price: $235.00 $176.25
In its 3rd edition, this Dewey classic provides comprehensive analysis of federal sector practice before the EEOC. Major topics include individual and class complaint processes, theories of discrimination, pre- and post-investigation case evaluations, discovery, settlement, hearing practice, class actions, remedies, and post-hearing procedures.





Harassment Bundle
(17FSHL; 13CSH)
Price: $290.00 On Sale! $232.00
Sku: HarassmentBundle
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Federal Sector Harassment LawFederal Sector Harassment Law
By: Hadley & Davis
Price: $225.00 $180

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.



Combating Sexual Harassment (2013)Combating Sexual Harassment
By: Corum
Price: $65.00 $52

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.




New Managers Bundle
(14ERR; 13FFW)
By: Corum
Price: $130.00 On Sale! $78.00
Sku: ManagersBundle
Edition: 2nd / 1st
ISBN: 1-934651-93-1 | 1-934651-73-7
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Format: Softcover Books/PDF eBooks on CD-ROM

The Federal Supervisor’s Guide to Ethics, Rules, and ResponsibilitiesThe Federal Supervisor’s Guide to Ethics, Rules, and Responsibilities
By: Corum
Price: $65.00 $39

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.


The First Four WeeksThe First Four Weeks
By: Corum
Price: $65.00 $39

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..




Supervisors Bundle - Discipline
(16UCS; 10DFE)
Price: $130.00 On Sale! $104.00
Sku: DiscpBundle
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UnCivil Servant (2016)UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct

By: Hadley
Price: $75.00 $60

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.


(2010) Disciplining Federal EmployeesDisciplining Federal Employees
By: Corum
Price: $55.00 $44

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.




Supervisors Bundle - EEO Management
(09CMI; 09EEFS; 10SEEC)
Price: $245.00 On Sale! $171.50
Sku: SupBundle-EEOMGMT
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Format: Softcover Books and/or PDF eBooks on CD-ROM

(2009) Conducting Misconduct InquiriesConducting Misconduct Inquiries
By: Vitaro, Goodfriend & Gilbert
Price: $135.00 $94.50

Learn how to effectively and efficiently investigate allegations of employee misconduct with examples, sample forms, and case law discussion.


(2009) EEO and the Federal SupervisorEEO and the Federal Supervisor
By: Corum
Price: $55.00 $38.50

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.


(2010)Surviving EEO ComplaintsSurviving EEO Complaints
By: Tuck
Price: $55.00 $38.50

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.




Supervisors Bundle - Employee Conduct
(16UCS; 09CMI; 04SWV)
Price: $240.00 On Sale! $168.00
Sku: SupBundle-Conduct
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Format: Softcover Books and/or PDF eBooks on CD-ROM

UnCivil Servant (2016)UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct

By: Wiley
Price: $75.00 $52.50

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 $94.50

Learn how to effectively and efficiently investigate allegations of employee misconduct with examples, sample forms, and case law discussion.


Stopping Workplace ViolenceStopping Workplace Violence
By: Corum
Price: $30.00 $21

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.




Supervisors Bundle - HR Management
(16FSHR; 06SFE; 06LRSM)
Price: $185.00 On Sale! $129.50
Sku: SupBundle-HRManagement
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The Complete Federal Supervisor's Guide to Human Resources ManagementThe Complete Federal Supervisor's Guide to Human Resources Management
By: Corum
Price: $75.00 $52.50

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.



Supervising Federal EmployeesSupervising Federal Employees
By: Corum
Price: $55.00 $38.50

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.



Labor Relations for Supervisors and ManagersLabor Relations for Supervisors and Managers
By: Corum
Price: $55.00 $38.50

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.




Gilbert & Broida on EEO Advocacy
Civil Service Advocacy Series
14GBOE

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By: Gilbert & Broida
Price: $125.00
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. They discuss the proper role of counsel during the EEO counseling and investigation process; discovery; motion practice; effective summary judgment submissions; approaches to settlement; hearing preparation, practice, and procedure; examination of witnesses; opening and closing statements and briefs; OFO appeals; and interaction with judges, opposing counsel, and pro se complainants. (more details)




The First Four Weeks
A Guide for the New Federal Supervisor
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By: Corum
Price: $65.00
Sku: 13FFW
Edition: 2nd/2013
ISBN: 1-934651-73-7
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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)



The Federal Supervisor’s Guide to Ethics, Rules, and Responsibilities
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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)




Federal Sector Advocacy: The Boxed Set
Civil Service Advocacy Series
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By: Broida
Price: $750.00 On Sale! $525.00
Sku: 14ABS
Format: Six Broida on .mp4 video lectures & .pdf workbooks (4 DVD-ROM, 2 CD-ROM)

Want to learn the basics of advocacy before the civil service, labor relations, and EEO tribunals? Federal Sector Advocacy: The Boxed Set presents six comprehensive video training lectures, with .pdf workbooks, by practitioners Peter Broida and Gary Gilbert, both long-time authors and lecturers (and pretty good advocates), that covers the waterfront:

Workbooks and The Advocate's Practical Guide to Using Mediation by John Settle are conveniently included on each disc. Links between table of contents and text, as well as internal cross-references, are included for use while viewing each workbook on screen.

A total of approximately 19 hours of instruction, principally intended for agency advocates, but useful as well for union and private sector representatives. (more details)




Representing Agencies and Complainants Before the EEOC
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By: Hadley & Sumner
Price: $235.00
Sku: 13RAAC
Edition: 3rd/2013
ISBN: 978-1-934651-82-7; 1-934651-82-6
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In its 3rd edition, this Dewey classic provides comprehensive analysis of federal sector practice before the EEOC. Major topics include individual and class complaint processes, theories of discrimination, pre- and post-investigation case evaluations, discovery, settlement, hearing practice, class actions, remedies, and post-hearing procedures. (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
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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)



The Art of Advocacy
What to Do and How to Do It Before the MSPB and Arbitrators
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00 On Sale! $112.00
Sku: 11AOA
Edition: 1st/2011
ISBN: 978-1-934651-53-7
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The Art of Advocacy is a thorough, yet concise, instructional text on effective advocacy before the MSPB and arbitrators. Major topics include the basics and importance of advocacy, Board and arbitration practice fundamentals, proof requirements, preappeal advocacy, discovery, motion practice, direct and cross examination, oral and written advocacy, and settlements. (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
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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)



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)



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)




Collective Bargaining Law for the Federal Sector
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By: Ferris
Price: $55.00 On Sale! $38.50
Sku: 09CBL
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-27-3
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Collective Bargaining allows negotiators and representatives to easily access rules of law and commentary on seminal collective bargaining decisions. Major topics include the change proposal, demand to bargain, obligation to bargain, information to bargain, ground rules, good faith bargaining, negotiability disputes, impasse assistance, finalizing the bargaining agreement, post-agreement obligations and challenges, and remedies. (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)



Best of the Commission
(2008) Best of the Commission
By: Hadley
Price: $80.00 On Sale! $48.00
Sku: 08BOTC
Edition: 1st/2008
ISBN: 1-934651-10-9
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Best of the Commission explores the development of federal sector EEO law through landmark decisions of the Commission and the Supreme Court while explaining the underpinnings of current federal sector EEO law. Major topics include intentional discrimination, adverse impact, harassment, disability and age discrimination, retaliation, remedies and damages, timeliness, sanctions, contract employees, hearings, and attorney fees. (more details)



The Advocate's Practical Guide to Using Mediation
(2005) The Advocate's Practical Guide to Using Mediation
By: Settle
Price: $40.00 On Sale! $24.00
Sku: 05APGM
Edition: 1st/2005
ISBN: 1-932612-44-0
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A “how-to” approach to mediation with advice on how best to achieve client goals and tips on finding creative solutions for dispute resolution. This guide presents a brief, but thorough explanation of the uniqueness, benefits, and purpose of mediation. Major topics include how mediation is useful, a step-by-step overview of the mediation process, mediators, preparing for and participating in mediation, confidentiality, understanding and using the caucus, working toward resolution, impasse and difficult passages, and concluding the mediation. (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)



EEO Discovery Forms for Agency Representatives
(2004) EEO Discovery Forms for Agency Representatives
By: Hadley & Fowler
Price: $100.00 On Sale! $60.00
Sku: 04EEDF
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 1-932612-28-9
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Maximize discovery and fully develop the agencies defenses to underlying causes of action before the EEOC with the use of sample interrogatories, document requests, instructions, and definitions patterned after actual cases. (more details)



A Guide to Federal Sector Labor Arbitration
(1999) Guide to Federal Sector Labor Arbitration
By: Hadley
Price: $40.00 On Sale! $28.00
Sku: 99FSLA
Edition: 2nd/1999
ISBN: 1-878810-52-9
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With insightful analysis, this practical and comprehensive handbook guides arbitrators and representatives through the arbitration process with an examination of major arbitration cases. If you are an arbitrator, an attorney or agency representative involved in the arbitration process, this book is an essential addition to your reference library. (more details)



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