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Employee Relations

DCPAS supports the development of Employee Relations practitioners by providing training on the fundamental principles of the wide-ranging issues in which they advise managers and supervisors. If you would like more information on Employee Relations training or would like to schedule a training, please contact DCPAS using the contact information found below.

Basic Employee Relations for Practitioners: Basic Employee Relations is designed to provide practitioners a solid foundation of general ground rules of federal employee relations. Course material is presented in an interactive classroom format. Topics include Probationary and Trial Periods; Conduct-based and Performance-based Actions; Distinguishing Between Requirements of Actions Under Chapter 43 and Chapter 75 of Title 5, U.S.C.; Formulating Charges and Specifications; Medical Issues and Reasonable Accommodation; Avenues of Redress; and more.