Monthly Archives: December 2021

YES, VIRGINIA, COVID 19 CAN BE A DISABILITY If you are representing a member looking for more flexibility to deal with COVID problems than the agency is allowing, check out this post with the same title as this post from … Continue reading

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PROVING PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL DISCRIMINATION Want to boost your chances of winning a performance appraisal grievance? Check out Maria D. v. Merrick B. Garland, Attorney General, DoJ (FBP), EEOC No. 2021001182 (2021) Maria could have settled for filing a grievance simply … Continue reading

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IMPASSE CRACKERS What’s an impasse cracker?  It is one of those tactics seasoned negotiators pull out when bargaining seems hopelessly deadlocked to create an agreement. has listed some of our favorites for you to consider and use.

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