Professor Emeritus, Former President
William Wiley is the co-founder and former president of the Federal Employment Law Training Group. An attorney with over 35 years of experience, Mr. Wiley formerly served as Chief Counsel to the Chairman of the MSPB and Chief of Staff to the General Counsel of FLRA. He is now an attorney in private practice representing agencies before the MSPB, EEOC, and OSC. Mr. Wiley is the developer of the e-training modules, How to Fire a Federal Employee and How to Defend a Federal Employee. He is the co-author of UnCivil Servant: Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct, 5th Edition.
Areas of Training Expertise
Performance and Conduct
By William Wiley, June 21, 2022 In a recent, relatively unremarkable, non-precedential decision from the Merit Systems Protection Board, I ran across this line: After reviewing … the appellant’s written reply, as well as the information provided during the oral reply,...
How is the Federal Personnel Manual Related to Vaccine Refusals? … Or 10 Suggestions for Implementing the Vaccination Executive Order, Part II
By William Wiley, October 20, 2021 [Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part article. You can find the first part here. In the way only he can do, Bill Wiley reminisced about the old Federal Personnel Manual and offered the first five steps of a Checklist to...
How is the Federal Personnel Manual Related to Vaccine Refusals? … Or 10 Suggestions for Implementing the Vaccination Executive Order, Part I
By William Wiley, October 12, 2021 This is the first of a two-part article. Ah, the good old days. As a fresh-faced lowly Navy Civilian Personnel Intern back in the 70s, one of the jobs that fell to me periodically was to update the Federal Personnel Management...