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Personnel Management Titles
Subcategories: Leave Administration | Misconduct and Poor Performance: Inquiries, Discipline
For Supervisors and Managers | Disability Related | Worker’s Compensation |


Resolving Disputes in the Federal Workplace
20RDFW
Coming Soon
By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: 20RDFW
Edition: 1st/2020
Availability: Summer 2020
Samples: coming soon
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stick

Provides instruction on how to resolve employee grievances, appeals, and complaints. Major topics include discussion of EEO settlements, defining settlement interests, creating settlement options, and finalizing the agreement. (more details)




Disciplining Federal Employees (.pdf download)
20DFE By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: PDF20DFE
Edition: 2nd/2020
ISBN: 978-1-941825-79-2; 1-941825-79-6
Availability: IN-STOCK (7/9/2020)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)



UnCivil Servant (.pdf download)
Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct
19UCS By: Wiley & Hopkins
Price: $100.00
Sku: PDF19UCS
Edition: 5th/2019
ISBN: 978-0-9729852-0-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/9/19)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)




Federal Sector Workers' Compensation (.pdf download)
19FSWC 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)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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 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)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stickor click here for the downloadable version

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)




Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law Deskbook (.pdf download)
19DDLD By: Gilbert & Sumner
Price: $225.00
Sku: PDF19DDLD
Edition: 7th/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/30/2019)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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 By: Corum
Price: $100.00
Sku: PDF19PWD
Edition: 1st/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/17/2019)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)




Conducting Misconduct Inquiries (.pdf download)
18CMI By: Vitaro, Goodfriend & Gilbert
Price: $135.00
Sku: 18CMI-PDF
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-53-2; 1-941825-53-2
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 8/16/2018)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)




Managing Employee Performance (.pdf download)
18MEP By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MEP-PDF
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-54-9; 1-941825-54-0
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/10/2018)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)



Management of Problem Employees (.pdf download)
18MOPE By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 18MOPE-PDF
Edition: 2nd/2018
ISBN: 978-1-941825-56-3; 1-941825-56-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/17/2018)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)



Administration of Leave and Medical Documentation Requests (.pdf download)
Administration of Leave and Medical Documentation Requests (2017) By: Laws
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17ALMD-PDF
Edition: 2nd/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-42-6; 1-941825-42-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 08/17/17)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)



FMLA Basics (.pdf download)
FMLA Basics (2017) By: Bosland
Price: $75.00
Sku: 17FMBA-PDF
Edition: 2nd/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-41-9; 1-941825-41-9
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/6/17)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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 (.pdf download)
A Guide for Federal Managers and Personnel Specialists
Adverse Actions (2017) By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 17AA-PDF
Edition: 5th/2017
ISBN: 1-941825-35-4
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/11/17)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)




Reduction in Force (.pdf download)
A Practical Guide
Reduction in Force (2017) By: Fowler
Price: $225.00
Sku: 17RIF-PDF
Edition: 1st/2017
ISBN: 978-1-941825-44-0; 1-941825-44-3
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 09/07/17)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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).




The Complete Federal Supervisor’s Guide to Human Resources Management (.pdf download)
16FSHR.jpg By: Corum
Price: $75.00
Sku: 16FSHR-PDF
Edition: 1st/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-27-3; 1-941825-27-3
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/15/16)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

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)




Federal Sector Telework (.pdf download)
Law and Cases
16FST.jpg By: Davis
Price: $75.00
Sku: 16FST-PDF
Edition: 1st/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-28-0; 1-941825-28-1
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 9/22/16)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

Federal Sector Telework is an essential handbook on telework for managers, supervisors, HR officials, and representatives of agencies and complainants. Major topics: Telework Enhancement Act of 2010, coverage, eligibility, participation, limitations, and the intersection of telework with EEO and MSPB principles. (more details)




Broida on Federal Sector Mediation
Civil Service Advocacy Series
14BOM.jpg By: Broida
Price: $125.00
Sku: 14BOM
Edition: 1st
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 1/06/14)
Samples: Workbook Table of Contents | Advocate's Practical Guide to Using Mediation Table of Contents
Format: 1hr 7min .mp4 video on CD-ROM, workbook, and 05APGM book

Peter Broida presents this video training course on federal sector mediation. Each purchase includes Mr. Broida’s lecture (.mp4 video file sent on a CD-ROM), a workbook with course notes—outline and listing of related products, and a copy of The Advocate’s Practical Guide to Using Mediation by John Settle, a prominent mediator. Major mediation topics include: issues amenable and not amenable to mediation; reasons to mediate; preconditions to settlement; traits of a good mediator; sources of mediators and mediation programs; mediator selection; mediation structure; preparation for mediation; the mediation process step-by-step; development and review of settlement agreements; and keys to effective mediation. (more details)




Broida on Federal Sector Settlement
Civil Service Advocacy Series
14BOS.jpg By: Broida
Price: $125.00
Sku: 14BOS
Edition: 1st
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 1/20/14)
Samples: Workbook Table of Contents
Format: 1hr 14min .mp4 video on CD-ROM; workbook; + optional 25% off Settlement Forms book

Peter Broida presents this video training course on settlement of federal sector personnel cases. Each purchase includes Mr. Broida’s lecture (.mp4 video file sent on a CD-ROM); workbook with reference materials and course notes–outline; and a bibliography. Major settlement topics include the basic components of an agreement; settlement notebook; checklist for a typical settlement of an adverse or performance based action; and settlement formalities. (more details)




Settlement Forms (.pdf download)
for MSPB and EEOC Federal Personnel Litigation
14SFME.jpg By: Broida
Price: $160.00
Sku: 14SFME-PDF
Edition: 2nd/2014
ISBN: 1-941825-00-1; 978-1-941825-00-6
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 06/27/14)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

Settlement Forms for MSPB and EEOC Federal Personnel Litigation provides practice notes and examples of provisions that are grouped by settlement topics. Major settlement provision topics include access to and return of agency property and access to facilities, actions upon and consequences of breach, cancellation or rescission of action, conditions of ongoing employment, construction of agreement, disclosure and maintenance of information, enforcement, financial considerations for the appellant, future employment, introductory clauses, leave status, performance, promotion, substituted employment actions, termination of appeal, waiver of rights, and miscellaneous settlement terms. (more details)



Adverse Actions and Performance-Based Actions (.pdf download)
Process, Law and Cases, Guidance, and Pitfalls
11AAPA.jpg By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $160.00
Sku: 11AAPA-PDF
Edition: 1st/2011
ISBN: 1-934651-50-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 06/30/11)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

This text guides practitioners, HR specialists, and supervisors and managers through the complexities of adverse and performance-based actions with discussion of the governing statutes, regulations, and cases from the MSPB and Federal Circuit and practical advice, strategies, and best practices for navigating these disciplinary processes. Major topics include discussion of the Civil Service Reform Act, statutory and regulatory requirements of adverse actions, the agency’s administrative process in taking adverse actions, substantive rights in performance-based actions, and the agency’s administrative process in taking performance-based actions. (more details)



The First Four Weeks (.pdf download)
A Guide for the New Federal Supervisor
13FFW.png By: Corum
Price: $65.00
Sku: 13FFW-PDF
Edition: 2nd/2013
ISBN: 1-934651-73-7
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/09/13)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

The First Four Weeks instructs new managers on how to effectively transition into their new supervisory role and manage federal employees while still achieving their goals during the crucial first few weeks of tenure. Major topics include what motivates employees, mentally preparing for the supervisory role, negotiating with upper management, defining jobs, setting rules and performance expectations, and managing time. (more details)



Federal Sector Workers' Compensation Basics (.pdf download)
13FWCB.jpg By: Laws
Price: $100.00
Sku: 13WCB-PDF
Edition: 1st/2013
ISBN: 978-1-934651-78-0; 1-934651-78-8
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 08/09/13)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

Designed for supervisors and employees, this introductory book simplifies the worker’s compensation process in an easy to read and thorough manner. Major topics include hearings, requests for reconsideration, ECAB appeals, burdens of proof, emotional conditions, continuation of pay, disability and death benefits, schedule awards, medical treatment, and more. (more details)




A Guide to Federal Sector Disability Discrimination Law and Practice (.pdf download)
11FSDD.jpg By: Hadley
Price: $235.00
Sku: 11FSDD-PDF
Edition: 3rd/2011
ISBN: 1-934651-55-1
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 8/3/11)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

The Disability Guide is an extensive and updated examination of federal EEO disability discrimination decisions, litigation practice, statutes, regulations, and practical advice for supervisors, representatives, HR specialists, and adjudicators. Major topics include overviews of the Rehabilitation Act, the ADA, and the ADAAA, impairments, major life activities, substantial limitations, “regarded as” disabilities, qualified individuals, reasonable accommodation, undue hardship, forms of prohibited discrimination, timeliness, remedies, and GINA. (more details)



Senior Executive Service Legal Guide (.pdf download)
(2009) Senior Executive Service Legal Guide By: Broida & Davis
Price: $100.00 On Sale! $50.00
Sku: 09SESG-PDF
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-19-2
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

A review of the laws, regulations, statutes, and caselaw governing the federal government’s Senior Executive Service. Major topics include the history and structure of the SES, qualifications, recruitment, candidate development, selection, oversight and probation, appointments, compensation, executive development, reassignments, details and transfers, performance appraisals, awards, removal of probationers for unacceptable performance, misconduct, RIFs, moratoriums, leave, and reinstatement. (more details)



Settling Disputes (.pdf download)
(2009) Settling Disputes By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 09SD-PDF
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-17-6
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

Settling Disputes provides instruction on how to resolve employee grievances, appeals, and complaints. Major topics include discussion of EEO settlements, defining settlement interests, creating settlement options, and finalizing the agreement. (more details)



MSPB Basics (.pdf download)
A Brief Guide for the Distressed and Perplexed
(2004) MSPB Basics By: Broida
Price: $55.00
Sku: 04MSBA-PDF
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 1-932612-34-3
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

An introductory discourse on MSPB practice, MSPB Basics covers seminal Board and Federal Circuit decisions, Board processes and litigation from the initial appeal through PFR, and relevant regulations. Major topics include an overview of the Board, filing an appeal, the agency’s response and preliminary motions, discovery and motion practice, discrimination, pre-hearing practice, hearing, settlement, whistleblower claims, petitions for review, and significant decisions of the Board. (more details)



EEO and the Federal Supervisor (.pdf download)
(2009) EEO and the Federal Supervisor By: Corum
Price: $55.00
Sku: 09EEFS-PDF
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-26-5
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: PDF ebook download with optional CD/USB backups or softcover book, or click here for the softcover only

EEO and the Federal Supervisor guides federal supervisors through the intricacies of discrimination law and demystifies the potential impact of EEO laws on personnel management decisions. Major topics include the legal history of EEO, discrimination, hiring, discipline, and other supervisory decisions that impact the careers of federal employees. (more details)



Disability Law and Practice (download)
04DLP.jpg By: Gilbert, Hadley & Wiley
Price: $80.00
Sku: 04DLP
Edition: 1st/2004
ISBN: 0-9729852-5-5
Format: download (.zip file containing executable) + optional CD-ROM backup

From the basics of disability law to guidance for practitioners on how best to represent agencies or complainants, this training disc provides a practical lesson on this complex subject. Materials include an examination and explanation of relevant laws, cases, and key terminology. (more details)



How to Fire a Federal Employee (download)
03FAFE.jpg By: Wiley
Price: $80.00
Sku: 03FAFE
Edition: 1st/2003
ISBN: 0-9729852-0-4
Format: download (.zip file containing executable) + optional CD-ROM backup

Mr. Wiley guides supervisors and practitioners through the steps necessary to effectively discipline and remove unmanageable employees. (more details)



The Federal Supervisor’s Guide to Ethics, Rules, and Responsibilities
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Save 40% on both the Guide to Ethics, Rules, and Responsibilities and The First Four Weeks.
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By: Corum
Price: $65.00
Sku: 14ERR
Edition: 1st/2014
ISBN: 978-1-934651-93-3; 1-934651-93-1
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 4/17/14)
Samples: Table of Contents ------- Text Sample
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stickor click here for the downloadable version

Written for federal supervisors and managers, a Guide to Ethics, Rules, and Responsibilities details and explains the primary rules governing ethics. Major topics include sources of ethics rules, a chapter detailing the principal ethics rules, and enforcement. (more details)




Telework Bundle
(16FST; 19MET; 19FSWC)
Price: $425.00 On Sale! $297.50
Sku: TeleBundle
Availability: IN-STOCK
Format: Softcover Books and/or PDF eBooks on CD-ROM

Federal Sector TeleworkFederal Sector Telework
By: Davis
Price: $100.00 $70.00

Federal Sector Telework is an essential handbook on telework for managers, supervisors, HR officials, and representatives of agencies and complainants. Major topics: Telework Enhancement Act of 2010, coverage, eligibility, participation, limitations, and the intersection of telework with EEO and MSPB principles.


Managing Employees’ Time (2019)Managing Employees’ Time
By: Corum
Price: $100.00 $70.00

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.


Federal Sector Workers' Compensation (2019)Federal Sector Workers' Compensation
By: Laws
Price: $275.00 $192.50

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.

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