Federal Human Resources

Federal Employee Relations: An Introduction

CPEs: 14|CEUs: 1.4
Classroom, Virtual

Who Should Attend

This course is open to any individual 1) interested in entering the human resources profession, 2) new supervisors/managers and/or team leaders, 3) entry level HR professionals, and 4) administrative and management support professionals and assistants.  It is also designed to provide awareness to other individuals who have a need to understand the fundamental principles and practices of employee relations in the Federal Government. 

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an introduction to the discipline of employee relations in the Federal Government. The primary goal of those involved in employee relations is to provide guidance and assistance to management, ensuring the consistent application of statute and regulation. Management and employees in Federal agencies have rights and responsibilities. The employee relations function has a major impact on the operational effectiveness of Federal agencies and contributes in large measure to the resolution of employee-employer conflicts.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participant will understand:

• Laws, rules, and regulations governing employee relations

• Probationary periods

• Conduct and discipline

• Adverse actions

• Performance management

• Performance based actions

• Grievances and appeals

• Employee assistance programs

• Attendance and leave management

• Medical issues

• Other related workplace programs and issues

• Relationship between employee relations and labor-management relations

Select a Date and Location
Jul 10 - 11, 2024
9am-4pm ET
Class ID: 10004727
Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2024
9am-4pm ET
Class ID: 10004786
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