This 1-day Seminar will cover the importance of documentation in rehabilitating the problem employee or poor performer. Participants will review the Table of Offenses and determine appropriate penalties based on identified offenses. Coverage will include the components of a disciplinary charge (i.e. Label, Element, Specification), and practice writing the charge. Participants will complete the Douglas Factors and understand the impact of mitigating and aggravating factors in determining management’s position. The use of Abeyance Agreements and Medical Disqualification procedures will be covered, along with the process for establishing Nexus based on off-duty misconduct. Lewis vs. VA will be examined to consider the impact of disciplinary decisions on similarly situated employees.
Recommended Audience: Managers, Supervisors, Executives, Team Leaders, Administrative Officers, HR Professionals, Legal Counsel, and EEO/ADR Practitioners