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Whistleblowing Reprisal


A Guide to the Whistleblower Protection Act and Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act
20WPA
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $275.00
Sku: 20WPA
Edition: 3rd/2020
Availability: Summer 2020
Samples: Table of Contents (from 2016 edition) ------- Text Sample (from 2016 edition)
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stick

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)




A Guide to the Whistleblower Protection Act and Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (.pdf download)
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By: Fowler & Vitaro
Price: $225.00
Sku: 16WPA-PDF
Edition: 2nd/2016
ISBN: 978-1-941825-24-2; 1-941825-24-9
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/25/16)
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

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)




MSPB Case Summaries
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By: Broida & Davis
Price: $250.00
Sku: 20MSCS
Edition: 11th/2020
Availability: Summer 2020
Samples: Table of Contents (from 2019 edition) | Text Sample (from 2019 edition)
Format: Softcover book and/or PDF eBook sent on CD or USB stick

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)




MSPB Case Summaries (.pdf download)
19MSCS
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By: Broida & Davis
Price: $250.00
Sku: PDF19MSCS
Edition: 10th/2019
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 7/24/2019)
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 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)




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)
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 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)




Darshan Sheth on Representing Agencies Before OSC
Civil Service Advocacy Series
15SOSC.jpg By: Sheth
Price: $125.00
Sku: 15SOSC
Edition: 1st/2015
ISBN: 978-1-941825-15-0; 1-941825-15-X
Availability: IN-STOCK (released 09/18/15)
Samples: Workbook Table of Contents
Format: 1hr 7min .mp4 video on CD-ROM, workbook, and optional 25% off A Guide to the Whistleblower Protection Act and Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act

Darshan Sheth presents this video training course on representing agencies before the OSC. Major topics include: agencies’ obligations to cooperate with OSC investigations, responding to OSC requests for information, handling informal and formal stay requests, representation at OSC interviews, dealing with reports of prohibited personnel practices, negotiating settlements, safeguarding confidential materials, disciplinary actions, and handling recommendations for systemic corrective actions. (more details)




Best of the Board (.pdf download)
(2009) Best of the Board
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By: Broida
Price: $80.00 On Sale! $72.00
Sku: 09BOTB-PDF
Edition: 1st/2009
ISBN: 1-934651-11-7
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

Best of the Board is a compilation of the seminal MSPB and Federal Circuit cases from 1978 to the present. Subject matter expert, Peter Broida, details the essence of each case followed by a reproduction of that salient portion of the case text. Major topics include efficiency of the service standard, board decisional processes, evidence, charges and penalties, agency decisional errors, affirmative defenses, unusual jurisdictional issues, settlements, and attorney fees. (more details)



MSPB Basics (.pdf download)
A Brief Guide for the Distressed and Perplexed
(2004) MSPB Basics
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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)



How to Defend a Federal Employee (download)
03DAFE.jpg By: Wiley
Price: $80.00
Sku: 03DAFE
Edition: 1st/2003
ISBN: 0-9729852-1-2
Format: download (.zip file containing executable) + optional CD-ROM backup

This practical e-training software is ideal for any practitioner representing an employee in an appeal or grievance of a personnel action. The course utilizes multiple resources to provide practitioners a guide through the procedure and fundamentals essential to establishing a solid defense for their client. (more details)



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