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Management of Problem Employees
18MOPE
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MOPE
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-56-3; 1-941825-56-7
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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)



Compensatory Damages and Other Remedies
In Federal Sector Employment Discrimination Cases
18CDOR
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By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $250.00
Sku: 18CDOR
Edition: 10th/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-55-6; 1-941825-55-9
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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)




Managing Employee Performance
18MEP
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MEP
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-54-9; 1-941825-54-0
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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)



Conducting Misconduct Inquiries
18CMI
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By: Vitaro, Goodfriend & Gilbert
Price: $135.00
Sku: 18CMI
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-53-2; 1-941825-53-2
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Learn how to effectively and efficiently investigate allegations of employee misconduct with examples, sample forms, and case law discussion. Major topics include what a management inquiry is and how one differs from an administrative investigation, the advantages of an inquiry, how to select a good inquirer, discussion of rights and responsibilities of the inquirer and inquiree, limitations on the inquirer’s authority, interim action, typical charges and penalties, inquiry basics, beginning the inquiry, defining the issues, identifying witnesses, preparing for the inquiry, document gathering, the interview and other ways to collect information, witness preparation, post report activity, and how the report will be used. (more details)




Security Clearance Law and Procedure
Security Clearance Law and Procedure (2018)
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By: Fitch & Kuntz
Price: $250.00
Sku: 18SCLP
Edition: 4th/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-52-5; 1-941825-52-4
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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)




A Guide to Federal Labor Relations Authority Law and Practice
18FLRA
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By: Broida
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Sku: 18FLRA
Edition: 31st/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-47-1; 1–941825–47-8
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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 Federal Sector Equal Employment Law and Practice
18EEO
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By: Hadley and Associate Editor Natania Davis
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Sku: 18EEO
Edition: 31st/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-48-8; 1–941825–48-6
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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)




Consolidated Federal Sector EEO Update 2004-2018
18CEUP
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By: Gilbert & Sumner
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Sku: 18CEUP
Edition: 9th/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-50-1; 1-941825-50-8
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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
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $275.00
Sku: 18MSCP
Edition: 10th/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-51-8; 1-941825-51-6
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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
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By: Broida & Davis
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Sku: 18MSCS
Edition: 9th/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-49-5; 1-941825-49-4
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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
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By: Broida
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Sku: 18MSPB
Edition: 35th/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-46-4; 1-941825-46-X
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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: 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)



Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law Deskbook
Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law Deskbook (2017)
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By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $225.00 On Sale! $180.00
Sku: 17DDLD
Edition: 6th/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-45-7; 1-941825-45-1
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Updated with cases through mid-2017, 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)



Federal Sector Harassment Law
Federal Sector Harassment Law
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By: Hadley & Davis
Price: $225.00 On Sale! $168.75
Sku: 17FSHL
Edition: 1st/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-40-2; 1-941825-40-0
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This handbook provides comprehensive coverage of harassment law based on sex, race and color, religion, disability, national origin, age and reprisal. Case law examples and analyses are provided from the EEOC, OFO, and the courts; EEO enforcement guidance and policy guidance; statutes and regulations. Major topics include tangible employment actions, hostile work environment, timeliness, nature of conduct, basis of conduct, severe and pervasive conduct, liability for harassment, and avoiding liability. (more details)



Administration of Leave and Medical Documentation Requests
Administration of Leave and Medical Documentation Requests (2017)
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By: Laws
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17ALMD
Edition: 2nd/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-42-6; 1-941825-42-7
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This multi-disciplinary text is essential for readers seeking to navigate through the complex laws and regulations governing the administration of medical-related employee leave. Major topics include overviews of the Rehabilitation Act, ADA and ADAAA, FECA, FMLA, and OPM Medical Leave and Documentation Regulations, DFEC Procedure Manual, ADA medical exams and inquiries, storage and confidentiality of medical records, determining and implementing the appropriate leave, and returns to work. (more details)



Reduction in Force
A Practical Guide
Reduction in Force (2017)
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By: Fowler
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17RIF
Edition: 1st/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-44-0; 1-941825-44-3
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RIFs will be the new “furloughs.” An understanding of RIFs is necessary to avoid mistakes. Employees, HR officials, agency counsels, and employee representatives will use this easy-to-use, yet comprehensive guide to master the regulations, statutes, and case law. Major topics include competitive levels and competitive areas, retention registers, bump and retreat rights, severance pay and DSRs, veterans preference, and demotion and termination appeals(more details)




FMLA Basics
FMLA Basics (2017)
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By: Bosland
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Sku: 17FMBA
Edition: 2nd/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-41-9; 1-941825-41-9
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Introductory, yet comprehensive, FMLA Basics guides federal supervisors and managers through the FMLA process and law with tips, resources, and guidance for compliance. Major topics include an overview of federal sector FMLA, employee leave requests, timeliness and adequacy of leave requests, employee eligibility requirements, coverage issues, management responsibilities, requests for supporting documentation, amount of leave entitlement, how leave may be scheduled, paid leave, dealing with other employment benefits, record keeping, agency leave policies, and enforcement. (more details)



Adverse Actions
A Guide for Federal Managers and Personnel Specialists
Adverse Actions (2017)
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By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 17AA
Edition: 5th/2017
ISBN: 1-941825-35-4
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This thorough but concise handbook offers supervisors and personnel specialists an easy-to-read, step-by-step, practical approach to taking adverse and performance-based actions. The subject matter is not complicated by legalese. Major topics include the legal framework of adverse actions, jurisdiction, adverse action causes, penalties, proving the case, adverse action procedures, performance based actions, and adverse action appeals. (more details)




Principles of Federal Sector Arbitration Law
Principles of Federal Sector Arbitration Law (2017)
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By: Broida
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Sku: 17POA
Edition: 5th/2017
ISBN: 1-941825-39-7
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This encyclopedic text features summaries of federal sector arbitration awards addressing significant issues and major arbitration principles from 1999 through 2016. 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)




Due Process in Adverse and Performance-Based Actions
Due Process in Adverse and Performance-Based Actions (2017)
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By: Fowler
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17DPAP
Edition: 2nd/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-30-3 ; 1-941825-30-3
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This guide provides everything needed in dealing with procedural and due process issues. Major topics include due process and the statutory scheme; liberty and property and what’s due; the Stone, Ward Criteria, Analytical Model; ex parte communication; Stone, Ward factors in actual practice; agency investigations—constitutional concerns; due process and the agency process; the Ward model—due process and harmful error; due process—security clearances, base bars. (more details)




UnCivil Servant
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct
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By: Wiley & Hopkins
Price: $75.00
Sku: 16UCS
Edition: 4th/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-29-7; 1-941825-29-X
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Ideal for federal supervisors and managers, and anyone who advises them, this handbook is a how-to guide on misconduct, performance and discipline. Major topics include the five fundamental elements of a disciplinary action, the five fundamental elements of a performance action, termination, the defense of a penalty, special challenges to adverse actions, and nontraditional disciplinary techniques. (more details)




Labor Arbitration Practice for the Federal Sector
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By: Bosland
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Sku: 16LAP
Edition: 2nd/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-26-6; 1-941825-26-5
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Labor Arbitration Practice for the Federal Sector is a comprehensive examination of the arbitration process and advocacy. With discussion of strategies and practice tips, this how-to guide assists union and management advocates. Major topics include advocate selection, case investigation and evaluation, arbitrator selection, case preparation, prehearing practice, witness selection and preparation, hearing specifics: opening statements, creating a record, witness testimony, direction examination, cross-examination, exhibits, and closing arguments, and post-award practice. (more details)



The Complete Federal Supervisor's Guide to Human Resources Management
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By: Corum
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Sku: 16FSHR
Edition: 1st/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-27-3; 1-941825-27-3
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A comprehensive handbook on managing federal employees that covers, from a supervisor's perspective, every important aspect of human resources management from hiring to firing. This book shows federal supervisors the rules they need, specific strategies and tactics for hiring the right people, structuring their jobs to best motivate them, managing their performance, maintaining discipline, and managing their time. Each chapter will conclude with a summary and checklist for dealing with each issue. (more details)




A Guide to the Whistleblower Protection Act and Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
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Sku: 16WPA
Edition: 2nd/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-24-2; 1-941825-24-9
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With practice tips, this guide sorts the laws and procedures related to whistleblower reprisal. The guide includes in depth discussion of the Whistleblower Protection Act, the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, noteworthy cases, and the Presidential Policy Directive (PPD-19). Major topics include legislative history and sources of law; OSC operations; corrective and disciplinary actions; IRAs and otherwise appealable actions; grievances and whistleblower reprisal claims; stays; burdens of proof; qualifying disclosures; prima facie cases and contributing factor analysis; clear and convincing evidence; remedies, damages and relief; administrative and judicial review; and National Security Employees. (more details)




Discovery Practice before the MSPB
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By: Tuck
Price: $125.00
Sku: 16DPMB
Edition: 3rd/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-19-8; 1-941825-19-2
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A Dewey classic, Discovery Practice Before the MSPB is now in its third edition, offering comprehensive instruction on oral and written discovery before the MSPB, and includes samples of discovery materials, a detailed examination of discovery procedure, relevant case citations, MSPB regulations, and more, to help maximize discovery and better prepare for litigation. Major topics include non-discovery tools for obtaining information, sample instructions, depositions, interrogatories, requests for documents, physical and mental exams, requests for admissions, motions to compel, how to protect against discovery, and sanctions. (more details)




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