Phoenix Federal Government Employee Lawyers
If you work for the federal government, filing claims against your employer is not as straightforward as you may think. The federal government has a unique system for dealing with discrimination claims and other employee conflicts. An experienced employment law lawyer can help you make sense of the administrative process you must go through before you can file a lawsuit.
At the law firm of Yen Pilch Robaina & Kresin PLC in Phoenix, we understand the federal government employment law system and can help you through all of its steps and phases, from administrative hearing representation to pursuing a lawsuit. Our employment attorneys put 30 years of representation into your case, backed up by countless wins for our clients as employees in both public agencies and private companies. If you have an issue that violates employment law, we know what to do, how to do it, and can advise or represent you in any proceedings.
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We advise and represent employees in all aspects of employment, individuals who have been harmed through negligence or wrongdoing, and individuals and families in using estate planning strategies to protect their wealth.
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Protecting the Rights of Federal Employees
Federal employees need to understand that their Constitutional rights are not lost as a condition of being employed by the government. You have many protected rights, such as:
- The right to free speech under the First Amendment
- Whistleblower rights under the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act which protects you from retaliation for disclosing wrongdoing by your employer
- The right to equal employment opportunities regardless of characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, or disability per the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
- The right to disability retirement for those who qualify
- The right to equal pay for equal work
- The right to be free from sexual harassment and other harassment in the federal workplace
- The right to compete for jobs for military “preference” veterans under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998
- The right to challenge adverse actions through due process
The above is not a complete list. If you believe your rights have been violated in any way as a federal employee, you should consult with one of our attorneys who can advise you.
Typically, federal government employees must go through an administrative process before filing a lawsuit against their employer for violations of their rights. This process commonly involves an investigation as well as an administrative hearing, after which you can appeal any decision or choose to file a lawsuit in District Court.
It is important to contact a Phoenix federal employee attorney as soon as possible if you are considering taking action against your employer. This is because the administrative deadlines are very strict in these cases, and many of these lawsuits can be very complex.
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Our firm dedicates a large portion of its practice to employment law which involves both state and federal laws. These laws are extensive, complex, and can be confusing for the average worker. Your job is your livelihood and is an integral and very important part of your life.
You should never suffer any abuses or violations of your rights as part of your employment. At YPRK, our team is passionate about protecting the rights of all employees and will work zealously on your behalf to remedy violations by holding employers accountable.
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