Ask the Lawyer: Performance Management Myths
Debra Roth, Partner, Shaw Bransford & Roth P.C., wrote the article, "Performance Management Myths" for the May 14th edition of Federal Times. Her article also appears on the Federal Times website under the "Ask the Lawyer" blog.
Read an exceprt of the article below:
When I hear managers and supervisors complain that the performance process is too difficult to administer and too tricky in outcomes, I tell them about the statutory legal ease for taking an action. Through discussion what becomes apparent is the additional burdens imposed on the agency’s internal performance process by the collective bargaining agreement, or in some agencies with more than one union, agreements.