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Supervisor's Guide to Litigation and Dispute Resolution
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By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Edition: 2nd/2021
Sku: 21LADR
ISBN: 978-1-941825-95-2; 1-941825-95-8
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Supervisor's Guide to Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Written by Michael Corum, a leading lecturer and author of books for federal supervisors and personnel specialists, Supervisor’s Guide to Litigation and Dispute Resolution introduces federal supervisors and managers to the administrative and judicial tribunals and procedures used by employees and employee unions to contest agency actions. It distinguishes supervisory actions that can be challenged and those that cannot. The text also provides guidance for avoiding litigation or minimizing its impact in the workplace.

Federal supervisors and managers rely on Supervisor’s Guide for advice on topics including:

  • Basics of Appeals and Grievances—the distinction between an appeal and grievance, burdens and standards of proof, an employee’s right to representation, and supervisory immunity and liability
  • Internal Avenues to Challenge Supervisory Actions—administrative grievances, alternative dispute resolution, and EEO complaints
  • External Avenues to Challenge Supervisory Actions—the Merit Systems Protection Board, negotiated grievance procedures, the Federal Labor Relations Authority, Office of Special Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Labor, Office of Personnel Management, and the federal courts
  • Review of Supervisory Actions That Employees Can Challenge and Those They Cannot—including adverse and performance-based actions, probationary removals, reassignments, assignment of duties, and work schedules
  • Steps to take when a supervisor or manager first receives notice of a challenge or lawsuit

Also included are a detailed table of contents, administrative grievance regulations and a listing of supervisory actions over which the MSPB has jurisdiction.

This book is available as a softcover book and/or a PDF file with many useful features delivered on a CD-ROM, USB Flash Drive, or download. Hyperlinks allow the reader to move quickly between the Table of Contents and the corresponding portions of the text. Internal hyperlinks serve as a cross-reference feature within the text.

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