It’s like a boxing match, but there’s no ring, there are no gloves, and there’s not a referee to keep things in order. Check out Ernest Hadley’s latest article “Agency Defense Counsel & EEO, Or Here We Go Again,” published in FELTG”s latest newsletter, and written in response to a recent article by Jeff Rosenblum,Read… Read more »
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If you’re looking for an editorialized perspective on the recent events involving the Secret Service, you’ll enjoy this article written by FELTG Executive Director William Wiley titled “Who Speaks for the Johns?” in FELTG’s current newsletter. Access it here.
Big news from EEOC regarding Transgender Discrimination claims. If you haven’t heard about it, check out Ernest Hadley’s FELTG newsletter article EEOC: Transgender Discrimination Violates Title VII. How do you think this decision will impact your agency?
I could list a hundred ideas in five minutes flat, but instead of my taking a guess, I’d love to hear it from you. So, out of all the topics in the whole world, what are the top two or three (or more) that you wish you had the training resources to provide to federalRead… Read more »
I’m curious. What do you think is the #1 challenge in the agency management/union representative dynamic? And why?
Below is an excerpt from an article Bill Wiley and I recently collaborated on in the FELTG newsletter. We discussed some of the pitfalls social media sites present for federal employees, and developed a list of items to considerer when using social media. FELTG’s 7 Tips for Social Media Users 1. Don’t access your personalRead… Read more »
In the most recent edition of the FELTG newsletter, William Wiley and Ernest Hadley provide a scintillating exchange of articles surrounding a recent EEOC decision regarding a retroactive promotion – Hadley v. Secretary of Health and Human Services, NIH, EEOC Appeal No. 0120113029 (December 6, 2011).[Note: the Hadleys are not related.] This issue centers aroundRead… Read more »
In his recent FELTG Newsletter article How Much Is Too Much In Settlement? Ernest Hadley writes, “The EEO process isn’t about what’s just or fair. It’s about providing a legal remedy for a legal wrong where one has occurred. That’s one of the great things about settlement. The parties can come up with alternative solutions.Read… Read more »
Recently Bill Wiley wrote an article for the Federal Employment Law Training Group (FELTG, LLC) newsletter titled It’s All About Size. This article was in direct response to a question from a reader regarding the amount of detail necessary in a proposed discipline letter. Apparently, in this reader’s office, there were two distinct opinions: TeamRead… Read more »