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A Guide to Merit Systems Protection Board Law and Practice
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By: Broida
Price: $725.00
Edition: 37th/2020
Sku: 20MSPB
ISBN: 1–941825–73-7; 978-1-941825-73-0
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 5/7/2020)
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Written by Peter Broida, a longtime practitioner before the Merit Systems Protection Board, a lecturer on MSPB practice, and author of other various comprehensive titles on the law and procedure of the MSPB, the MSPB Guide is the standard reference on the MSPB and its reviewing court, the Federal Circuit. This treatise provides practice guidance and analyses of the relevant statutes, regulations, and case law. It is annually updated and extends back to the Board’s 1978 inception.

Easy to read, two column format: view sample pages.

With analysis of 2019 and early 2020 decisions of the MSPB and its reviewing court and major developments during 2019.

For over 30 years, agencies, unions, and employee representatives, and others who administer personnel, civil rights, and labor relations programs have relied on the MSPB Guide for its authoritative reporting and advice on topics including:

This Guide is a component of the American Civil Service Law Series. Also included are a detailed table of contents, case table, bibliography, index, and glossary.

A Guide to Merit Systems Protection Board Law and Practice is available as a softcover two volume book and/or a PDF file with many useful features delivered on a CD-ROM or USB Flash Drive. Hyperlinks allow the reader to move quickly between the Table of Contents and Index entries and the corresponding portions of the text. Internal hyperlinks serve as a cross-reference feature within the text, and web links of major cases take users to full text versions available online.



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