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MSPB Case Summaries (.pdf download)
20MSCS
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By: Broida & Davis
Price: $250.00
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Edition: 11th/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-77-8; 1-941825-77-X
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Updated annually, this encyclopedic guide condenses MSPB and Federal Circuit decisions from 1999 through early 2020 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)




Disciplining Federal Employees (.pdf download)
20DFE
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By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: PDF20DFE
Edition: 2nd/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-79-2; 1-941825-79-6
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An updated and vastly expanded classic, this instructive text advises supervisors, managers, and HR specialists on how to take sustainable disciplinary actions with case examples, but none of the legal jargon. Major topics include: basic principles, law of the workplace, disciplinary offenses, disciplinary measures, determining penalties, establishing the facts, absenteeism, dishonesty, offenses against government property, off-duty conduct, sexual offenses, workplace violence, alcohol/drug use, offenses by supervisors, performance problems, protected activities, procedures and administrative details, preventive steps, and firing your worst employee.(more details)



Consolidated Federal Sector EEO Update 2004-2020 (.pdf download)
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By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $250.00
Sku: PDF20CEUP
Edition: 11th/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-78-5; 1-941825-78-8
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Updated annually, this comprehensive text digests notable Commission and federal court employment discrimination cases from 2003 through early 2020 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 (.pdf download)
A Charging Manual
20MSCP
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $275.00
Sku: PDF20MSCP
Edition: 12th/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-76-1
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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)




A Guide to Federal Sector Equal Employment Law and Practice (.pdf download)
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By: Natania Davis and Founding Author Ernest C. Hadley
Price: $725.00
Sku: PDF20EEO
Edition: 33rd/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-75-4; 1–941825–75-3
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Updated annually, the EEO Guide, written by Natania Davis with Ernie Hadley, Founding Author, 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 (.pdf download)
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By: Broida
Price: $725.00
Sku: PDF20FLRA
Edition: 33rd/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-74-7; ISBN : 1–941825–74-5
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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)




A Guide to Merit Systems Protection Board Law and Practice (.pdf download)
20MSPB
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By: Broida
Price: $725.00
Sku: PDF20MSPB
Edition: 37th/2020
ISBN: 1–941825–73-7; 978-1-941825-73-0
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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)




ACSLS Reference Materials
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By: Dewey
Price: $30.00
Sku: 20RM
Edition: 2020
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)



Managing Employees' Time (.pdf download)
19MET
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: PDF19MET
Edition: 4th/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 12/31/2019)
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Now in its 4th edition, Managing Employees’ Time shows supervisors and managers how to get employees to attend work and optimize employees’ time once at work. Major topics include hours of work, work schedules (tradition and alternative), overtime, dealing with tardiness, leave administration and leave problems, managing telecommuters, and strategies for managing time and controlling absenteeism. (more details)



The Federal Supervisor (.pdf download)
A Guide for Supervisors New to Federal Service
19TFS
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: PDF19TFS
Edition: 1st/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 12/20/2019)
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This book provides federal managers and supervisors who are new to federal civil service an overview of the structure and dynamics of federal civil service. It includes the rights and responsibilities of the federal manager and how to exert their authority within the system. Also covered are the five phases of managing federal employees: job structuring, hiring, managing performance, maintaining discipline, and managing leave and attendance. And concludes with the issues of EEO and labor relations.(more details)




Supervising the Unionized Federal Workplace (.pdf download)
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: PDF19SUFW
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 (.pdf download)
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By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $225.00
Sku: PDF19DDLD
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 (.pdf download)
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: PDF19PWD
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)




Federal Sector Workers' Compensation (.pdf download)
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By: Laws
Price: $275.00
Sku: PDF19FSWC
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 (.pdf download)
19WDA
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By: Corum
Price: $135.00
Sku: PDF19WDA
Edition: 1st/2019
ISBN: 978-1-941825-65-5; 1-941825-65-6
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)




UnCivil Servant (.pdf download)
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct
19UCS
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By: Wiley & Hopkins
Price: $100.00
Sku: PDF19UCS
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)




Principles of Federal Sector Arbitration Law (.pdf download)
19POA
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By: Broida
Price: $250.00
Sku: PDF19POA
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)




Federal Sector Process, Appeal, and Review Rights (.pdf download)
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By: Vitaro
Price: $135.00
Sku: PDF19PARR
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)




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