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Challenges and Best Practices for Conducting Misconduct Inquiries

Labor Law |  Labor Relations
Jeff Friday |  Pamela Langston-Cox
58 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Sep 15, 2022
Product Type:
On Demand
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What are an employee's rights when being investigated for misconduct? What obligations do management and advocates have? In this workshop, the panel will use scenarios to cover these topics and explore challenges faced and best practices in dealing with investigating employee misconduct.

  • Jeff FridayGeneral Counsel, National Federation of Federal Employees
  • Pamela D. Langston-Cox, Area Counsel, General Legal Services, Office of the Chief Counsel, U.S. Department of Treasury
  • Frank Boenzi, ASAC, TIGTA, Chicago Office


Jeff Friday's Profile

Jeff Friday Related Seminars and Products

General Counsel

Nation Federation of Federal Employees, IAMAW, AFL-CIO

Jeff Friday is currently the General Counsel of the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), IAM, AFL-CIO. He has held that position since late 2016. Immediately prior to that he served as an Assistant General Counsel, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) for a year.

Before that Jeff worked at the National Treasury Employees Union, (NTEU) for nearly 30 years in Chicago and then DC as Assistant Counsel and then National Counsel.

Jeff started his labor career back in 1982 at the PTO, where he was a Trademark Attorney and an officer, steward and then President of NTEU Chapter 245.

Pamela Langston-Cox's Profile

Pamela Langston-Cox Related Seminars and Products

Area Counsel

Department of the Treasury, Office of Chief Counsel (IRS)

Pamela D. Langston-Cox, Esq. – Pamela has served with distinction in the Federal Civil Service for over 30 years.  Since 2001, Pamela has been the Area Counsel for the Chicago Field Office of the Office of Chief Counsel, Department of the Treasury (IRS).   As the Area Counsel of one of the six field offices in the country, she supervises a staff that provides litigation and advice services for IRS management in a seven-state area, as well as for nationwide cases.  Previously, in addition to her work in private law practice and non-profit administration, she gained in-depth experience representing management in all administrative law forums, including EEOC, FLRA, MSPB, arbitration, GAO, and the GSBCA.  She has presented numerous lectures and seminars on labor law and litigation advocacy topics across the country, including for the conferences presented by Federal Dispute Resolution, National QUAD, and National HIRE; for the Public Administration Forum, AIM, Government Training Institute, and Navy; and for various federal agencies’ management, personnel and labor relations staffs.  Pamela served as the Chair of the Chicago Federal Executive Board’s Executive Committee in FY2020.  An OPM and FMCS certified mediator, Pamela also served for many years as the Chair of the Chicago FEB’s Diversity Advisory Council and oversaw the FEB’s Shared Neutrals mediation program for two years.  She has served as an active member of and instructor for the Federal Sector Program Advisory Board for the Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Institute for Law and the Workplace since 2003, and served for many years on the Advisory Board for the Federal Training Foundation.  She is also a member of Federally Employed Women, the National Public Employer Labor Relations Association, the American Society for Public Administration, and the NITA Foundation Advocates Society.  Pamela received her B.A., M.A., and J.D. from the University of Akron, where she served on the University’s speech and theatre faculty and coached the forensics team.