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 Deborah Hopkins and William Wiley, February 19, 2020 Have you ever heard this saying: You can’t be halfway pregnant -- either you are, or you aren’t? There are a number of things in life that are all or nothing, with no halfway. Either it is, or it isn’t. One of...
By William Wiley, February 4, 2020 A few years ago, someone sent me a list of “Ten Commandments” for those who do not subscribe to a particular religion. From a philosophical aspect, I found it interesting and applicable in a number of situations in life. With some...
By William Wiley, January 14, 2020 Here's an issue that comes up frequently in FELTG training and consulting. Supervisors who have a non-performing employee are sometimes advised by well-meaning attorneys and HR specialists to give the employee an Unacceptable...