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      • Session Number: KEY1
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      John Register
      Paralympic Silver Medalist, International Keynote and TEDx Speaker
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      • Live

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          • Session Number: ADR1
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          Justin Hale
          Master Trainer
          VitalSmarts
          • Live
          • Session Number: LR/ER3
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          Robert Erbe
          Attorney
          Law Office of Robert P. Erbe, PLLC
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          Ronald Weiss
          Administrative Judge, Office of Regional Operations
          U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board
          • Live


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              • Session Number: HR3
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              Barbara Haga
              ER/LR Consultant; President
              Federal HR Services, Inc.
              • Live
              • Session Number: EEO3
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              Gary Gilbert
              President and Principal
              Gilbert Employment Law, P.C.
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              Deryn Sumner
              Managing Partner
              Gilbert Employment Law, P.C.
              • Live

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                  • Session Number: HR2
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                  Tinisha Agramonte
                  Director, Office of Civil Rights
                  U.S. Department of Commerce
                  • Live
                  • Session Number: ATY9
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                  Peter Broida
                  Attorney, Publisher
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                  Maxanne R. Witkin
                  Director, Office of Employment Discrimination Complaint Adjudication
                  Department of Veterans Affairs
                  • Live

                  • Session Number: ADR2
                  Federal agencies are required to establish ADR approaches within the EEO process. But why limit the potential for settling workplace conflicts in a constructive manner? Come learn how to expand... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: ADR3
                  Have you ever been a party to a workplace dispute or issue that seemed intractable? As easy as it is to blame others, perhaps we contribute to problems in ways... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: ATY1
                  During the past year, the MSPB lacked a quorum and was unable to issue final decisions on petitions for review, while regional offices continued to issue initial decisions. However, the... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: ATY2
                  When the EEOC issued its initial decision in Annalee D., finding that agency attorneys overstepped their authority by assisting management officials in the pre-hearing EEO process, it stoked an already-heated... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: ATY3
                  Staying current with EEO case law is a tough challenge, especially when the EEOC and its Office of Federal Operations issue thousands of decisions each year. Mr. Names will guide... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: ATY4
                  Compared to MSPB and EEO hearings, arbitration is a free-for-all. There's often no discovery or established pre-hearing processes. There are potential jurisdictional issues involving elections of remedies. It can be... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: ATY5
                  This session will provide practical guidance on settlement negotiations, particularly in light of the requirements of Executive Order 13839. Mr. Broida and Mr. Rosenblum will focus on the purpose behind... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: ATY6
                  This in-depth session provides an opportunity to drill down on a selection of the most significant EEO cases of the past 12 months. Mr. Names and Ms. Sumner will identify... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: ATY7
                  Join federal labor relations expert Douglas Whitaker as he takes an in-depth look at the most important cases of the past 12 months issued by the Federal Labor Relations Authority... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: ATY8
                  In June, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a historic decision finding that an adverse employment action based on the gender identity or sexual orientation of an employee is unlawful sex... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: CF1
                  The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a flood of legislation, regulations, and guidance affecting federal agencies. In this session, we take a close look at the pandemic-related resources available on cyberFEDS®.... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: CF2
                  From documentation, to properly labeling charges, to selecting the appropriate penalty, there are many steps an agency needs to consider in building a winning case of discipline. A single misstep... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: CF3
                  In this session you’ll discover how to develop searches that locate just what you need in less time so you can work more efficiently. This session will provide the tools... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: EEO1
                  As an experienced practitioner, you know your EEO office is generally compliant with the EEOC's regulations and directives. But are you looking for opportunities to energize your efforts and make... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: EEO2
                  Although pregnancy isn’t exactly an unusual condition, it does raise some complex issues in the workplace — especially when laws overlap. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act provides protection against disparate treatment... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: EEO4
                  Mixed cases are challenging for practitioners. But that challenge is multiplied when a nonmixed case, such as a claim of discriminatory harassment involving performance issues, is amended to include an... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: EEO5
                  What happens when a female employee tweets about unhappiness with her male boss and agency officials learn of the tweet? Does the agency have an obligation to ask about possible... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: EEO6
                  The SEC’s innovative scenario-based harassment prevention training raises awareness of nuanced behaviors that could draw EEO complaints if allowed to continue. The program’s underlying premise, anyone and everyone is capable... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: EEO7
                  The EEOC's regulations at 29 CFR 1614.107(a) outline the reasons to dismiss EEO allegations. But the significant number of dismissal decisions reversed by the EEOC indicates that the regulations can... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: EEO8
                  Discriminatory workplace harassment has been unlawful for more than 50 years, but it just doesn’t seem to go away. The EEOC's Select Task Force Report on the Study of Harassment... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: HR1
                  One of the many responsibilities of HR professionals is to provide managers with the guidance they need to avoid engaging in illegal hiring practices. This session will provide HR staff... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: HR4
                  The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that federal agencies must have workforces that can accomplish the agency's mission whether they are working in an office or from a remote location. Ms.... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: HR5
                  A 2021 pay raise, civil service reform, federal retirement changes, and contentious labor relations — and how all this has changed with the Coronavirus pandemic. What is really on the... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: HR6
                  Is it a Hatch Act violation to forward an email you received from a political party? Are you permitted to tweet your views about a candidate during your lunch break?... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: LR/ER1
                  Section 5 of Executive Order 13839 and proposed OPM regulations prohibit agencies from erasing, removing, or altering any information from an official personnel file to settle an informal or formal... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: LR/ER2
                  The disruption to the federal workplace caused by COVID-19 has resulted in difficult employee situations that may require discipline. This session will help you anticipate problems and be ready to... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: LR/ER4
                  We are in the midst of a global pandemic, and other emergencies -- natural or man-made -- will doubtless arise in the future. When emergencies do arise, agencies can take... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: LR/ER5
                  Attorney Robert Erbe and MSPB Regional Director, Western Regional Office Sara Snyder will walk you through the adverse action process while focusing on changes ushered in by Executive Order 13839,... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: LR/ER6
                  This session is a nuts and bolts introduction to veterans' appeals under USERRA and VEOA. Mr. Vitaris and Mr. Bogdanow will explain the types of claims that service members and veterans... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: LR/ER7
                  Designed for HR, ER and LR practitioners who advise managers on disciplinary and performance-based actions, this workshop will prepare you to deal with resignations and retirements and how such actions... Read More
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                  • On Demand
                  • Session Number: LR/ER8
                  Web-based hearings conducted through various video conferencing programs will be a part of the "new normal" for the near future, and likely beyond, for many types of legal proceedings.  The... Read More
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                    • Session Number: THC1
                    FDR Training is the place you can count on to hear from agency leaders on the topics that impact your professional life. This year, more than ever, you need guidance from the... Read More
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                    • On Demand
                    • Session Number: THC4
                    FDR Training is the place you can count on to hear from agency leaders on the topics that impact your professional life. This year, more than ever, you need guidance from the... Read More
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                    • On Demand


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                      • Live
                      Presentations:
                      • Session Number: THC5
                      Speaker(s)
                      Presenter
                      Carlton Hadden
                      Director, Office of Federal Operations
                      U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
                      Moderator
                      Patricia St. Clair
                      Assistant Director, Office of Federal Operations, Federal Sector Programs, Training and Outreach Division
                      U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
                      • Live

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                        • Live
                        Presentations:
                        • Session Number: THC3
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                        Presenter
                        Tristan Leavitt
                        General Counsel/Acting Chief Executive and Administrative Officer
                        U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board
                        Moderator
                        Debra L. Roth
                        Partner
                        Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C.
                        • Live

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                          • Live
                          Presentations:
                          • Session Number: THC2
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                          Presenter
                          Bruce Fong
                          Associate Special Counsel
                          U.S. Office of Special Counsel
                          Moderator
                          Debra L. Roth
                          Partner
                          Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C.

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                              • Live
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                              • Session Number: THC6
                              Speaker(s)
                              Presenter
                              Richard Giacolone
                              Director
                              Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
                              Moderator
                              Denise McKenney
                              Commissioner
                              Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
                              • Live

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