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Texts and training on the law of and litigation practice before the MSPB and its reviewing court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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Relations

Texts and training on federal sector collective bargaining laws, arbitration principles and litigation practice before the FLRA and its reviewing courts.

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Texts and training on federal sector EEO law and litigation before the EEOC and its appellate organization, the Office of Federal Operations.

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ADR & Settlement

Texts and video and audio training courses on federal sector arbitration law and advocacy, alternative dispute resolution, mediation and settlements.

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Managers

Topics concerning discipline, adverse & performance based actions, EEO complaints, leave, hiring, workers’ compensation, ethics, and labor relations.

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Courses for individuals or groups on federal sector mediation, arbitration, settlement, administrative advocacy, and practice before the MSPB.

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Techniques

Texts and video training on advocacy and litigation procedures before the MSPB, EEOC, FLRA, and arbitrators.



A Guide to Federal Sector Equal Employment Law and Practice
18EEO By: Hadley and Associate Editor Natania Davis
Price: $725.00
Sku: 18EEO
Edition: 31st/2018
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 5/30/2018)
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Format: Printed Book; pdf eBook on CD; or Book & pdf eBook on CD (+$100)

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)




Consolidated Federal Sector EEO Update 2004-2018
18CEUP By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $250.00
Sku: 18CEUP
Edition: 9th/2018
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 6/5/2018)
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Format: Book (+ optional .pdf eBook on CD) or Switch to downloadable .pdf eBook

Updated annually, this comprehensive text digests notable Commission and federal court employment discrimination cases from 2003 through early 2018 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)




MSPB Charges & Penalties
A Charging Manual
18MSCP By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $275.00
Sku: 18MSCP
Edition: 10th/2018
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 5/25/2018)
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A Dewey Best Seller. Charges & Penalties offers the most comprehensive analysis and authoritative advice on adverse actions, charge drafting, and penalty selection by using Board and Federal Circuit cases as examples. 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)




MSPB Case Summaries
18MSCS By: Broida & Davis
Price: $250.00
Sku: 18MSCS
Edition: 9th/2018
ISBN: 1-941825-49-4
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/26/2018)
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Format: Book (+ optional .pdf eBook on CD) or Switch to downloadable .pdf eBook

Updated annually, this encyclopedic guide condenses MSPB and Federal Circuit decisions from 1999 through early 2018 into concise, useable summaries. Cases are arranged by subject matter areas of Board jurisprudence and further categorized alphabetically. The MSPB Reference Materials CD and a table of cases rounds out this research tool. Major topics include adverse and performance actions, arbitration/collective bargaining issues, attorney fees, Board procedure, jurisdiction and judicial review, defenses, discrimination, evidence, harmful error, hearings, mitigation, PPPs, retirement, reemployment, remedies, RIFs, settlements, substantive offenses, timeliness, USERRA and VEOA. (more details)




A Guide to Merit Systems Protection Board Law and Practice
18MSPB By: Broida
Price: $725.00
Sku: 18MSPB
Edition: 35th/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-46-4; 1-941825-46-X
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/24/2018)
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Format: Printed Book; pdf eBook on CD; or Book & pdf eBook on CD (+$100)

In two volumes, updated annually, the MSPB Guide is a complete research tool for Board cases, laws, procedure, and litigation practice and is the seminal text on this complex area of the law. Major topics include MSPB regulatory revisions, Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, jurisdiction, appeals, discovery, hearings, evidence, PFRs, adverse actions and discipline, nexus and mitigation, substantive offenses, performance cases, RIFs, PPPs, retirement, attorney fees, settlement, remedies, and judicial review. This authoritative text is a component of the American Civil Service Law Series. (more details)




A Guide to Federal Labor Relations Authority Law and Practice
18FLRA By: Broida
Price: $725.00
Sku: 18FLRA
Edition: 31st/2018
Availability: Spring 2018
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Format: Printed Book; pdf eBook on CD; or Book & pdf eBook on CD (+$100)

HOLD THE PRESS: By request of the author, we alert readers that FLRA is now issuing decisions redirecting the law, reflecting changes in Authority membership. We are holding off our ordinary publication date for a couple of weeks to capture as many new decisions as possible in the 2018 Guide.

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)




Security Clearance Law and Procedure
Security Clearance Law and Procedure (2018) By: Fitch & Kuntz
Price: $250.00
Sku: 18SCLP
Edition: 4th/2018
Availability: Summer 2018
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Format: Book (+ optional .pdf eBook on CD)

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)




Management of Problem Employees
18MOPE By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MOPE
Edition: 2nd/2018
Availability: Summer 2018
Samples: Table of Contents (2007 edition)
Format: Book (+ optional .pdf eBook on CD)

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)



Managing Employee Performance
18MEP By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MEP
Edition: 2nd/2018
Availability: Summer 2018
Samples: Table of Contents (from 2004 edition)
Format: Book (+ optional .pdf eBook on CD)

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)



Compensatory Damages and Other Remedies
In Federal Sector Employment Discrimination Cases
18CDOR By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $250.00
Sku: 18CDOR
Edition: 10th/2018
Availability: Summer 2018
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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 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, attorney fees and selected damages awards. (more details)




Federal Supervisor's Guide to Workplace Disability and Accommodations
18WDA By: Tuck
Price: $135.00
Sku: 19WDA
Edition: 1st/2019
Availability: 2019
Format: Book (+ optional .pdf eBook on CD)

Written by Sarah Tuck, a former agency representative, Supervisory Litigation Consultant, and Director of Civil Rights, Federal Supervisor’s Guide to Workplace Disability and Accommodations provides Federal supervisors and managers, personnel specialists, and EEO counselors insight into what the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is expecting from managers and the agency in today’s world--in practical terms. The book gives readers an understanding of what the terminology of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act (ADAAA) really mean, with examples of real life scenarios that managers often face, as well as thorough discussion of a manager’s and employee’s responsibilities when disabilities are raised. (more details)




ACSLS Reference Materials
RM.jpg By: Dewey
Price: $30.00
Sku: 18RM
Edition: 2018
Availability: In-Stock
Format: .pdf download (+ optional backup CD)

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)



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