Training

LER provides instructor led training at the Mark Center in Alexandria, VA which you can register for through our Training Center. Instructor led courses can be provided at your location. For additional information or to request training send an email to our Training team.

Employee Relations

Basic Employee Relations for Practitioners instructor led training at the Mark Center.

This five-day interactive, instructor-led course builds a solid foundation of the regulations and fundamentals of federal employee relations. Register here when class registration opens.

Employee Relations for Supervisors/Managers

This course was designed to equip supervisors and managers with adequate knowledge of employee relations in order to effectively manage employees, recognize and address conduct and performance issues, explain managements in addressing a problematic employee situation.

employee relations for supervisors and managers (refresher)

This 90-minute web-based training course provides supervisors and managers with the tools and resources to proactively and effectively address employees that are unwilling or unable to confirm to basic workplace rules. (link content was on resource center)

Overview of Conduct and Performance-Based Actions a Guide for Supervisors

Throughout your career as a supervisor, you will have situations in which it will be necessary to address misconduct or poor performance. Although this may not be the most pleasant aspect of supervision, it is an important part of your job. The earlier you address conduct and performance issues, the easier your job will be. This guide offers some tips on preparing and conducting counseling sessions to address conduct and performance problems as well as an overview of the types of actions that you can take to address misconduct and poor performance.

Labor Relations

Basic Labor Relations for Practitioners instructor led training at the Mark Center.

This five-day interactive, instructor-led course builds a solid foundation of the regulations and fundamentals of federal labor relations. Register here when class registration opens.

Official Time Training Resource Slides

These slides are intended to ensure DoD civilian personnel are fully aware of their responsibilities to accurately record the time spent in representing members of their bargaining unit. The slides can also be used to build materials for use in reminding supervisors of their responsibilities for validating and certifying the use of official time.

Impact of Reorganizations on Bargaining Units

This course is designed to meet the needs of managers, union representatives, and employees supporting and interacting with changing organizations by addressing issues that arise when agencies or units reorganize or merge. Click the link below and navigate to the Menu button in the upper left side of the screen to begin the course.

Statutory Exclusions from Bargaining Units

This course tells you how to identify those positions that are excluded from bargaining units, identify those duties that are excluded from bargaining units. Supplements the Impact of Reorganizations on Bargaining Units WBT course. Click the link below and navigate to the Menu button in the upper left side of the screen to begin the course.

Labor Relations for Supervisors/Managers

The purpose of this course is to serve as a refresher to those who have already taken the Labor Relations for Supervisors and Managers instructor-led training course.

Performance Management

Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP)

Suitability

Adjudicators are required to have the proper training to ensure correct application of regulation, rule, and policy. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers a two-week Essentials of Suitability Program training course, and the Graduate School offers week-long training courses on suitability adjudication.

OPM Essentials of Suitability Program

Graduate School Suitability training

Taking Adverse Actions Based on Suitability Issues

Introduction to Suitability Adjudications for the DOD

This course is free-of-charge and provides introductory training for individuals responsible for carrying out suitability adjudications within the DOD. The course introduces the purpose of suitability adjudications and outlines the regulations, processes, and guidelines that apply. It provides instruction in the basic phases of suitability and the responsibilities of OPM and the agency or component during each of these phases. The target audience is DOD security and human resources professionals and other DOD affiliated individuals responsible for performing suitability adjudications.

Workplace Aggression

These courses will teach employees the skills to reduce the potential for workplace violence. You will learn to recognize warning signs and what actions you can take to prevent a violent incident.

Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking in the Workplace

This web-based training is designed to provide guidance and tips on the sensitive and difficult topics related to managing a domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking (DVSAS) matter in the workplace. Among other things, this course will provide information on the definitions and types of DVSAS, how DVSAS is a workplace issue, possible signs and symptoms of DVSAS, confidentiality in the workplace, and identifying the internal and external resources available to assist employees and managers.

Preventing Workplace Violence for Supervisors and Managers Web-Based Training

This web-based training program helps supervisors identify potential threats or escalating situations and respond to and manage incidents of workplace violence. The training instructs participants to properly use available resources, such as employee relations staff, EAP, and security personnel, and encourages cooperation to improve information sharing with partner agencies and roles of threat assessment teams. Training is 508 compliant.

Preventing Workplace Violence for Employees Web-Based Training

This web-based training program helps employees identify potential threats, escalate situations, and respond to incidents of workplace violence. This training instructs participants to properly use available resources, such as employee relations staff, EAP, and security personnel. Training is 508 compliant.

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