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A Guide to Federal Sector Equal Employment Law and Practice
20EEO
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By: Natania Davis and Founding Author Ernest C. Hadley
Price: $725.00
Sku: PDF20EEO
Edition: 33rd/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-75-4; 1–941825–75-3
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Updated annually, the EEO Guide, written by Ernie Hadley with Associate Editor, Natania Davis, offers the most comprehensive analysis of federal sector EEO decisions, litigation practice, statutes, regulations, policies, guidance, and practical advice available to practitioners. This indispensable text is a component of the American Civil Service Law Series. (more details)




A Guide to Federal Labor Relations Authority Law and Practice (.pdf download)
20FLRA
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By: Broida
Price: $725.00
Sku: PDF20FLRA
Edition: 33rd/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-74-7; ISBN : 1–941825–74-5
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 5/15/2020)
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Updated annually, the FLRA Guide is a complete research tool on unit determinations, negotiability and the collective bargaining process, unfair labor practices, and arbitration. The Guide includes discussion of cases, laws, and litigation practice before the FLRA and its reviewing courts. Major topics include jurisdiction, unit determinations and elections; labor organizations; procedures and substantive limitations on and specific applications of negotiability determinations; the Federal Service Impasses Panel; ULPs and remedies; review of arbitration awards; and administrative reconsideration and judicial review. This authoritative text is a component of the American Civil Service Law Series. (more details)




A Guide to Merit Systems Protection Board Law and Practice (.pdf download)
20MSPB
New Release
By: Broida
Price: $725.00
Sku: PDF20MSPB
Edition: 37th/2020
ISBN: 1–941825–73-7; 978-1-941825-73-0
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 5/7/2020)
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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)




The Federal Supervisor (.pdf download)
A Guide for Supervisors New to Federal Service
19TFS
New Release
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: PDF19TFS
Edition: 1st/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 12/20/2019)
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This book provides federal managers and supervisors who are new to federal civil service an overview of the structure and dynamics of federal civil service. It includes the rights and responsibilities of the federal manager and how to exert their authority within the system. Also covered are the five phases of managing federal employees: job structuring, hiring, managing performance, maintaining discipline, and managing leave and attendance. And concludes with the issues of EEO and labor relations.(more details)




Managing Employees' Time (.pdf download)
19MET
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: PDF19MET
Edition: 4th/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 12/31/2019)
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Now in its 4th edition, Managing Employees’ Time shows supervisors and managers how to get employees to attend work and optimize employees’ time once at work. Major topics include hours of work, work schedules (tradition and alternative), overtime, dealing with tardiness, leave administration and leave problems, managing telecommuters, and strategies for managing time and controlling absenteeism. (more details)



Supervising the Unionized Federal Workplace (.pdf download)
19SUFW
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: PDF19SUFW
Edition: 1st/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 10/23/2019)
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This book helps federal supervisors to understand not just the legal requirements, but the practicalities of dealing with employees and their representatives—the federal unions. Guidance provided will give supervisors not only the knowledge necessary to help them stay out of trouble, but also practical guidance for dealing with the unionized environment. (more details)




Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law Deskbook (.pdf download)
19DDLD
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By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $225.00
Sku: PDF19DDLD
Edition: 7th/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/30/2019)
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Updated with cases through mid-2019, 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)



Preventing Workplace Disruption (.pdf download)
The Federal Supervisor's Guide to Dealing with Harassment and Disruptive Behavior in the Workplace
19PWD
New Release
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By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: PDF19PWD
Edition: 1st/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/17/2019)
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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)




Compensatory Damages and Other Remedies (.pdf download)
In Federal Sector Employment Discrimination Cases
19CDOR
New Release
.pdf eBook download
By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $250.00
Sku: PDF19CDOR
Edition: 11th/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 8/26/2019)
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A Dewey bestseller, Compensatory Damages is the seminal text on how to support and defend against claims for compensatory damages and other remedial claims in federal sector employment discrimination cases. Includes case summaries through mid-2019 and a chart of significant awards. Major topics include equitable and compensatory damages, proving damages, mitigation and offset, back pay, collateral source rule, tax consequences, settlement, managing discovery, calculating damages, and attorney. (more details)




Principles of Federal Sector Arbitration Law (.pdf download)
19POA
New Release
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By: Broida
Price: $250.00
Sku: PDF19POA
Edition: 6th/2019
ISBN: 978-1-941825-61-7; 1-941825-61-3
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 6/17/2019)
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This encyclopedic text features summaries of federal sector arbitration awards addressing significant issues and major arbitration principles from 1999 through 2018. 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. (more details)




Consolidated Federal Sector EEO Update 2004-2019 (.pdf download)
19CEUP
New Release
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By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $250.00
Sku: PDF19CEUP
Edition: 10th/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/11/2019)
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Updated annually, this comprehensive text digests notable Commission and federal court employment discrimination cases from 2003 through early 2019 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)




Federal Sector Workers' Compensation (.pdf download)
19FSWC
New Release
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By: Laws
Price: $275.00
Sku: PDF19FSWC
Edition: 6th/2019
ISBN: 978-1-941825-66-2; 1-941825-66-4
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 8/14/2019)
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The new sixth edition 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)



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)
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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)




Federal Supervisor's Guide to Workplace Disability and Accommodations (.pdf download)
19WDA
New Release
.pdf eBook download
By: Corum
Price: $135.00
Sku: PDF19WDA
Edition: 1st/2019
ISBN: 978-1-941825-65-5; 1-941825-65-6
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/30/2019)
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This new book will give federal supervisors and managers clear guidance on employee disability issues and other medical issues that require close and immediate supervisory involvement, focusing on the legalities, practicalities, strategies, and tactics for handling those medical issues that qualify as disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act and ADA regulations. The book also covers medical problems that do not qualify as disabilities, medical issues in hiring, medical-related disciplinary and performance actions, and related OWCP issues. (more details)




MSPB Case Summaries (.pdf download)
19MSCS
New Release
.pdf eBook download
By: Broida & Davis
Price: $250.00
Sku: PDF19MSCS
Edition: 10th/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/24/2019)
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Updated annually, this encyclopedic guide condenses MSPB and Federal Circuit decisions from 1999 through early 2019 into concise, usable summaries. Cases are arranged by subject matter areas of Board jurisprudence and further categorized alphabetically. The MSPB Reference Materials free download and an index and 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)




MSPB Charges & Penalties (.pdf download)
A Charging Manual
19MSCP
New Release
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $275.00
Sku: PDF19MSCP
Edition: 11th/2019
ISBN: 978-1-941825-63-1; 1-941825-63-X
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 6/28/2019)
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An annually-updated Dewey Best Seller. Using Board and Federal Circuit cases as examples, Charges & Penalties offers the most comprehensive analysis and authoritative advice on adverse actions, charge drafting, and penalty selection. Major topics include the basics of adverse actions and charges; causation; charge classification; specific, generic, and narrative charges; power charging; lesser-included offenses; charge interpretation; notice and due process; the conjunctive charge; indefinite suspensions and security-related charges; merging, selecting and drafting the charge; advice for proposing and deciding officials; the penalty; and charges and proof requirements. (more details)




Federal Sector Process, Appeal, and Review Rights (.pdf download)
19PARR
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By: Vitaro
Price: $135.00
Sku: PDF19PARR
Edition: 1st/2019
ISBN: 978-1-941825-57-0; 1-941825-57-5
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 3/14/2019)
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The appeal and review rights from federal processes is confusing, whether you are puzzling over the avenues from an arbitrator’s decision, from an Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) mixed case, a whistleblower reprisal claim, an appeal from an Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) Unfair Labor Practice determination or the many other formal processes in the federal government, this book will guide you in the right direction. (more details)




Managing Employee Performance (.pdf download)
18MEP
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MEP-PDF
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-54-9; 1-941825-54-0
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/10/2018)
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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)



Management of Problem Employees (.pdf download)
18MOPE
.pdf eBook download
By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MOPE-PDF
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-56-3; 1-941825-56-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/17/2018)
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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)



Security Clearance Law and Procedure (.pdf download)
Security Clearance Law and Procedure (2018)
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By: Fitch & Kuntz
Price: $250.00
Sku: 18SCLP-PDF
Edition: 4th/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-52-5; 1-941825-52-4
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 8/10/2018)
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This guide closely examines security clearance law and procedures, offering representatives a comprehensive analysis of case law, directives, adjudicative guidelines, regulations and statutes. There have been many changes in the security clearance arena, perhaps of greatest significance, the adjudicative guidelines were revised and became effective on June 8, 2017, and now apply across the board, as compared to previously when different agencies applied different guidelines. Also included are new DOHA decisions based upon the new guidelines. Major topics include the history of security clearances, administrative procedures, hearing and personal appearances procedure, criminal procedure, the polygraph, appeals, cases analyses, and noteworthy court cases. (more details)




Conducting Misconduct Inquiries (.pdf download)
18CMI
.pdf eBook download
By: Vitaro, Goodfriend & Gilbert
Price: $135.00
Sku: 18CMI-PDF
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)




Federal Sector Harassment Law (.pdf download)
Federal Sector Harassment Law
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By: Hadley & Davis
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17FSHL-PDF
Edition: 1st/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-40-2; 1-941825-40-0
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 09/07/17)
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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)



Reduction in Force (.pdf download)
A Practical Guide
Reduction in Force (2017)
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By: Fowler
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17RIF-PDF
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).




Administration of Leave and Medical Documentation Requests (.pdf download)
Administration of Leave and Medical Documentation Requests (2017)
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By: Laws
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17ALMD-PDF
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)



FMLA Basics (.pdf download)
FMLA Basics (2017)
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By: Bosland
Price: $75.00
Sku: 17FMBA-PDF
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 (.pdf download)
A Guide for Federal Managers and Personnel Specialists
Adverse Actions (2017)
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 17AA-PDF
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)




Due Process in Adverse and Performance-Based Actions (.pdf download)
Due Process in Adverse and Performance-Based Actions (2017)
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By: Fowler
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17DPAP-PDF
Edition: 2nd/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-30-3 ; 1-941825-30-3
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 1/30/17)
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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)




Labor Arbitration Practice for the Federal Sector (.pdf download)
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By: Bosland
Price: $225.00
Sku: 16LAP-PDF
Edition: 2nd/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-26-6; 1-941825-26-5
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/30/16)
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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. (more details)



A Guide to the Whistleblower Protection Act and Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (.pdf download)
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $225.00
Sku: 16WPA-PDF
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)




The Complete Federal Supervisor’s Guide to Human Resources Management (.pdf download)
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 16FSHR-PDF
Edition: 1st/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-27-3; 1-941825-27-3
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 (.pdf download)
Law and Cases
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By: Davis
Price: $75.00
Sku: 16FST-PDF
Edition: 1st/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-28-0; 1-941825-28-1
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)




Discovery Practice before the MSPB (.pdf download)
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By: Tuck
Price: $125.00
Sku: 16DPMB-PDF
Edition: 3rd/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-19-8; 1-941825-19-2
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 04/5/16)
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A Dewey classic, Discovery Practice Before the MSPB is now in its third edition, offering comprehensive instruction on oral and written discovery before the MSPB, and includes samples of discovery materials, a detailed examination of discovery procedure, relevant case citations, MSPB regulations, and more, to help maximize discovery and better prepare for litigation. Major topics include non-discovery tools for obtaining information, sample instructions, depositions, interrogatories, requests for documents, physical and mental exams, requests for admissions, motions to compel, how to protect against discovery, and sanctions. (more details)




ACSLS Reference Materials
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The most frequently used materials from the EEO, FLRA, and MSPB are all in one place. Click here to view the Table of Contents. (more details)



A Federal Sector Guide to the FMLA & Related Litigation (.pdf download)
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By: Bosland
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An authoritative examination of the FMLA, this book includes citations and analysis of governing statutes, regulations and case law. Major topics include a review of FMLA legislation, applicability of the FMLA in the federal government, coverage of employees and family members, eligibility, covered conditions, notice requirements, documentation, leave amount and scheduling, paid leave, maintenance of benefits, return to work, record-keeping, prohibited acts, enforcement and remedies, and the interaction of FMLA with other laws. (more details)




Settlement Forms (.pdf download)
for MSPB and EEOC Federal Personnel Litigation
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Edition: 2nd/2014
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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)



The Federal Supervisor's Guide to Ethics, Rules, and Responsibilities (.pdf download)
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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)




Representing Agencies and Complainants Before the EEOC (.pdf download)
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By: Hadley & Sumner
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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)




Federal Sector Workers' Compensation Basics (.pdf download)
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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 (.pdf download)
A Guide for the New Federal Supervisor
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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)



Crafting Durable Settlement Agreements (.pdf download)
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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. (more details)



USERRA/VEOA Deskbook (.pdf download)
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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)



EEO Counselors' and Investigators' Manual (.pdf download)
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ISBN: 978-1-934651-64-8
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A comprehensive, easy to follow, and insightful guide to counseling and investigating EEO complaints, this manual explores the essentials of the EEO complaint process. Major topics include the EEO statutes and process, theories of discrimination, remedies, EEO Counselor’s role, initial interview, identifying, defining the claims, factfinding during counseling, resolution of complaints, MSPB appeals and grievances, EEO Counselor’s report, EEO Investigator’s role, investigative principles, evidentiary issues, scope of investigation, collecting evidence, investigative techniques, and report of investigation. (more details)




A Federal EEO Counselor's Manual (.pdf download)
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By: Corum
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ISBN: 978-1-934651-63-6
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This how-to handbook traces the EEO counselor’s responsibilities through the complaint process, including assembling information and interacting with the complainant and managers. Major topics include an overview of EEO laws, regulations and prohibited forms of discrimination; the complaint process; the initial interview; the inquiry; presentation and resolution; report writing; appeals and grievances; and sexual harassment. (more details)



The Art of Advocacy (.pdf download)
What to Do and How to Do It Before the MSPB and Arbitrators
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
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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)



Supervisor's Guide to Litigation and Dispute Resolution (.pdf download)
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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)



RESEARCH SUPPLEMENT to A Guide to Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law and Practice (.pdf download)
Research Supplement Only
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By: Hadley
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This research supplement is the first stop for anyone with a question about disability discrimination law in federal workspaces. An invaluable resource, it is easy to use, and covers important regulations, standards, definitions, and statutes. (more details)



Adverse Actions and Performance-Based Actions (.pdf download)
Process, Law and Cases, Guidance, and Pitfalls
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
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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)



A Guide to Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law and Practice (.pdf download)
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By: Hadley
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ISBN: 1-934651-55-1
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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)



Surviving EEO Complaints (.pdf download)
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By: Tuck
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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 (.pdf download)
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By: Corum
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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 (.pdf download)
(2009) Settling Disputes
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By: Corum
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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)



Senior Executive Service Legal Guide (.pdf download)
(2009) Senior Executive Service Legal Guide
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By: Broida & Davis
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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)



EEO and the Federal Supervisor (.pdf download)
(2009) EEO and the Federal Supervisor
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By: Corum
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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)



Collective Bargaining Law for the Federal Sector (.pdf download)
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By: Ferris
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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 (.pdf download)
(2009) Best of the Board
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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)



Effective Summary Judgment Motions (.pdf download)
(2008) Effective Summary Judgment Motions
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By: Hadley & Laws
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Edition: 2nd/2008
ISBN: 1-934651-12-5
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Effective Summary Judgment Motions offers a comprehensive analysis of EEO summary judgment case law along with practice tips and sample motions. Major topics include rules, regulations, and guidance; summary judgment standards; written motion papers; intentional discrimination cases; harassment cases; disability cases; reprisal cases; and religious accommodation cases. (more details)



Best of the Commission (.pdf download)
(2008) Best of the Commission
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By: Hadley
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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)



EEO Basics for Complainants (.pdf download)
(2007) EEO Basics for Complainants
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By: Hadley
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Edition: 1st/2007
ISBN: 1-932612-97-1
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This introductory text offers a detailed overview of the EEO complaint process from counseling through appeal. It is ideal for lawyers, counselors, officers, and EEO offices. Major topics include what the EEO process is and how it works, precomplaint and informal counseling, formal complaints and acknowledgment, acceptance and dismissal, investigations, prehearing and hearing processes, settlement, and appeals. (more details)



The Advocate's Practical Guide to Using Mediation (.pdf download)
(2005) The Advocate's Practical Guide to Using Mediation
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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 Basics: The Agency Edition (.pdf download)
(2005) MSPB Basics: The Agency Edition
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By: Broida
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Edition: 1st/2005
ISBN: 1-932612-52-1
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For the benefit of agency representatives, this introductory, yet thorough discourse on MSPB practice covers seminal Board and Federal Circuit decisions, Board processes and litigation from the initial appeal through PFR, and regulations. Major topics include Board overview, agency appeal response, discovery, motions practice, settlement, discrimination issues, prehearing procedures, hearings, petition for review, counsel fee petitions, relationships with the judge, opposing counsel and pro se appellants, research, and significant decisions of the Board. (more details)



MSPB Discovery Forms for Agency Representatives (.pdf download)
(2004) MSPB Discovery Forms Book for Agency Representatives
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By: Broida
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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)



MSPB Basics (.pdf download)
A Brief Guide for the Distressed and Perplexed
(2004) MSPB Basics
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By: Broida
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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)



EEO Discovery Forms for Agency Representatives (.pdf download)
(2004) EEO Discovery Forms for Agency Representatives
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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)



Effective Advocacy in Arbitration (.pdf download)
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By: Cohen
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Edition: 1st/2003
ISBN: 1-878810-90-1
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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. (more details)



Defending Your Case (.pdf download)
(2003) Defending Your Case
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By: Corum
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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)



Winning at the Merit Systems Protection Board (.pdf download)
A Step-By-Step Handbook for Federal Agency Supervisors, Managers, Lawyers, and Personnel Officials
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By: Ashner
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Edition: 1st/2002
ISBN: 1-878810-74-X
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Winning at the MSPB covers everything necessary to initiate employment actions and build a winning case before the MSPB and is a valuable resource to any agency supervisor or manager, personnel advisor, and representative. Major topics include jurisdiction, timeliness, whistleblower reprisal, USERRA/VEOA, mixed cases, evidence, adverse action procedures, selecting and drafting charges, nexus, selecting and defending the penalty, performance-based actions, affirmative defenses, appeal responses, proper parties, prehearing practice, settlement, the hearing, decision and review, and remedies. (more details)



Litigating Federal Sector Employment and Labor Law Disputes (.pdf download)
(2002) Litigating Federal Sector Employment and Labor Law Disputes
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By: Fowler & Kaplan
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Edition: 1st/2001
ISBN: 1-878810-76-6
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A Dewey classic, this comprehensive handbook provides advice and strategies for mastering administrative litigation before the MSPB, EEOC, FLRA, and in arbitration. Major topics include explanation of venues, initial investigation and planning, filing and answering appeals, formal and paper discovery, taking and defending depositions, motion practice, pretrial filings, hearings, closing statements, direct and cross examination, objections and evidentiary matters, writing, remedies, settlement, arbitration, enforcement, and ethical considerations. (more details)



A Guide to Federal Sector Labor Arbitration (.pdf download)
(1999) Guide to Federal Sector Labor Arbitration
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By: Hadley
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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)



Motions Practice before the MSPB and the EEOC (.pdf download)
(1998) Motions Practice before the MSPB and the EEOC
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By: Hadley & Tuck
Price: $80.00
Sku: 98MPME-PDF
Edition: 1st/1998
ISBN: 1-878810-48-0
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Prehearing and post-hearing motions, as well as rules of motion practice are studied in this practical and helpful guidebook. The authors examine motions presented to the Board and the Commission separately, paying special consideration to how to most effectively use motions for the desired result. Major topics include federal rules of civil procedure and basic, pre- and post-hearing motion practice before the Merit Systems Protection Board and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (more details)



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