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Federal sector cases are usually in one of three federal agencies/administrative offices: the EEOC’s federal sector process; the U.S. Office of the Special Counsel; and the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board. Our highly-experienced panelists will discuss the delays that federal sector practitioners are experiencing in the administrative process, review the strengths and weaknesses of different enforcement avenues, and help you choose the best potential route for your client.
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Kristin D. Alden Kristin D. Alden has concentrated her employment and labor practice in federal sector employment matters. Ms. Alden manages the Alden Law Group, PLLC, a boutique firm of six (6) attorneys. The firm provides representation and counsel in all...MoreKristin D. Alden has concentrated her employment and labor practice in federal sector employment matters. Ms. Alden manages the Alden Law Group, PLLC, a boutique firm of six (6) attorneys. The firm provides representation and counsel in all employment matters and has a specialized focus on federal sector employment and labor matters. The firm represents primarily federal employees, federal agencies, and federal unions nation-wide and globally. Ms. Alden and her colleagues typically appear before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Office of the Special Counsel (OSC), the Federal Labor Relations Board (FLRA), and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit representing clients in the full-range of federal-sector employment and labor matters. On several occasions, Ms. Alden has been called upon to provide expert testimony and opinion on federal sector matters. She has participated in dozens of CLE courses for at the D.C. Bar, the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA), the EEOC’s Training Institute, and others. Ms. Alden served for five years on the D.C. Bar’s Continuing Legal Education Committee and was its Vice Chair for three years. Ms. Alden also led the Bar’s Labor and Employment Section’s Federal Sector Committee. ALG and Ms. Alden have been honored with recognition from Washingtonian Top 100 Lawyers, U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers, U.S. News & World Report/Best Law Firm, and Super Lawyers. Collapse
Cathy A. Harris Cathy A. Harris is a co-manager of the firm of Kator, Parks & Weiser, PLLC in Washington, DC. Ms. Harris is experienced in representing federal employees in discrimination and other matters before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...MoreCathy A. Harris is a co-manager of the firm of Kator, Parks & Weiser, PLLC in Washington, DC. Ms. Harris is experienced in representing federal employees in discrimination and other matters before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, and in the federal courts. Ms. Harris received the 2010 Attorney of the Year award from the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association. She has been counsel in at least five separate federal sector class actions, including Burden v. Barnhart, on behalf of African American males at the Social Security Administration, which settled for more than $7.8 million dollars, Hatcher v. VA, on behalf of African American employees at the Richmond, Virginia VA Hospital, which settled for $5 million dollars, and Garcia v. Holder, on behalf of female Special Agents at the Drug Enforcement Administration, in which class-wide discrimination was found by the EEOC. In the past year, she achieved more than $1.4 million in judgments and settlements for individual employees. Collapse
June 30, 2018
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
Guiding Federal Employees Through A Complex Landscape - Audio
Guiding Federal Employees Through A Complex Landscape - Paper
How To Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed
internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like.
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You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below).
If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a
Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions.
Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing
all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.