Thomas Angelo, a highly experienced federal sector litigator, advocate, and arbitrator, provides approximately two hours of engaging and often amusing instruction on the federal sector arbitration process. Mr. Angelo covers selection of arbitrators, evaluation of cases, presentation of cases to arbitrators, settlement approaches used in arbitration, evaluation of evidence, post-hearing briefs, and issues pertaining to arbitrators’ billings. Mr. Angelo’s evocative, informative remarks will benefit any federal sector practitioner—management or union—who engages in or is about to undertake representation before an arbitrator of a federal sector personnel or contract dispute. The optional backup consists of two CDs.
With insightful analysis, this practical and comprehensive handbook guides arbitrators and representatives through the arbitration process with an examination of major arbitration cases.
The Art of Advocacy is a through, yet concise instructional text on effective advocacy before the MSPB and arbitrators. Major topics include the basics and importance of advocacy, Board and arbitration fundamentals, proof requirements, preappeal advocacy, discovery, motion practice, direct and cross examination, oral and written advocacy, and settlements. (more details)
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, MD-110, and Federal Rules of Evidence is also 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)