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Supervising the Unionized Federal Workplace
19SUFW
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 19SUFW
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
19DDLD
New Release
By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $225.00
Sku: 19DDLD
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
The Federal Supervisor's Guide to Dealing with Harassment and Disruptive Behavior in the Workplace
19PWD
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By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: 19PWD
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
In Federal Sector Employment Discrimination Cases
19CDOR
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By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $250.00
Sku: 19CDOR
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)




Federal Sector Workers' Compensation
19FSWC
New Release
By: Laws
Price: $275.00
Sku: 19FSWC
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)



Federal Supervisor's Guide to Workplace Disability and Accommodations
19WDA
New Release
By: Corum
Price: $135.00
Sku: 19WDA
Edition: 1st/2019
ISBN: 978-1-941825-57-0; 1-941825-57-5
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
19MSCS
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By: Broida & Davis
Price: $250.00
Sku: 19MSCS
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)




Consolidated Federal Sector EEO Update 2004-2019
19CEUP
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By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $250.00
Sku: 19CEUP
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)




UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct
19UCS
New Release
By: Wiley & Hopkins
Price: $100.00
Sku: 19UCS
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)




MSPB Charges & Penalties
A Charging Manual
19MSCP
New Release
By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $275.00
Sku: 19MSCP
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)




Principles of Federal Sector Arbitration Law
19POA
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By: Broida
Price: $250.00
Sku: 19POA
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)




A Guide to Merit Systems Protection Board Law and Practice
19MSPB
New Release
By: Broida
Price: $725.00
Sku: 19MSPB
Edition: 36th/2019
ISBN: 978-1-941825-59-4 (Two Volume Set)
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 6/17/2019)
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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)




A Guide to Federal Sector Equal Employment Law and Practice
19EEO
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By: Hadley and Associate Editor Natania Davis
Price: $725.00
Sku: 19EEO
Edition: 32nd/2019
ISBN: 978-1-941825-60-0; 1–941825–60-5
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 6/7/2019)
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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
19FLRA
New Release
By: Broida
Price: $725.00
Sku: 19FLRA
Edition: 32nd/2019
ISBN: 978-1-941825-58-7; 1–941825–58-3
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 5/8/2019)
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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)




Federal Sector Process, Appeal, and Review Rights
19PARR
New Release
By: Vitaro
Price: $135.00
Sku: 19PARR
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)




ACSLS Reference Materials
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New Release
By: Dewey
Price: $30.00
Sku: 19RM
Edition: 2019
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)



Management of Problem Employees
18MOPE
New Release
By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MOPE
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)



Managing Employee Performance
18MEP
New Release
By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MEP
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)



Security Clearance Law and Procedure
Security Clearance Law and Procedure (2018)
New Release
By: Fitch & Kuntz
Price: $250.00
Sku: 18SCLP
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)




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