From Hiring to Firing: Traps for the Unwary Federal Manager

Target Audience: Experienced Executives, Managers, and Supervisors

Length: Half-Day Seminar


From Hiring to Firing: Traps for the Unwary Federal Manager” provides training in the federal discipline process from the “other side.” Through the eyes of the employees’ lawyer, attendees learn about many common mistakes made by supervisors dealing with employee misconduct issues. In our “lessons learned” course, we recount actual cases, fact patterns, and experiences of an attorney who has defended thousands of cases. Attendees learn how to avoid these common pitfalls and to be proactive in handling difficult employees. 

  1. Hiring Traps
  2. Management Investigation Traps
  3. Union Issues
  4. Discipline Decision: Setting Your Own Traps
  5. Defending your Decisions
  6. Retirement Resignation Decisions/Recommendations
  7. Settlement Considerations
  8. Indefinite Suspension
  9. Security Clearance Issues
  10. Fitness for Duty Examinations
  11. Improper Orders
  12. Dealing with False Statements
  13. Office-Duty Misconduct