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. His latest book UnCivil Servant: Holding Government Employees Accountable for Performance and Conduct, Fourth Edition. Mr. Wiley presents at FELTG training programs MSPB Law Week, FLRA Law Week, Absence & Medical Issues Week, as well as other programs.
Areas of Training Expertise
Performance and Conduct
By William Wiley, October 14, 2020 Last month, the Federal Circuit issued Ramirez v. DHS, No. 2019-1534 (Sept. 15, 2020), which dealt with the concept of an “unfit” termination. What the court is calling an “unfit” termination is more precisely a “medical inability to...
By William Wiley, August 19, 2020 We've been seeing a lot in the national media lately about civil servants as whistleblowers. Some groups hate them, some groups love them. Unfortunately, neither group always understands the federal whistleblower protection laws. That...
By William Wiley, July 15, 2020 For 20 years now, FELTG has been presenting teaching the how-to of civil service law. We start with the theory and the law, and then share the steps, tips, and tricks of applying the law. You leave a FELTG seminar with not only an...