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Federal Employee EEO Attorney

Federal Employee Civil Service Attorney

Empowering federal employees

No one has the right to harass you at your place of work or deny you access to federal employee benefits. Armed with over 50 years’ experience representing federal employees, Bates & Baum protects the rights of federal employees who seek either relief

(1) from federal agency EEO discrimination under Title 7 or the Americans with Disabilities Act; or Age Discrimination in Employment Act

(2) from grievance decisions, written warnings, reprimands or suspensions subject to approval and appeal to higher Agency officials; or

(3) from reply to and appeal of adverse personnel actions to the Agency and, if necessary, to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB);

(4) EEO representation before the Agency for an informal complaint and without resolution a formal complaint;

(5) representation in Agency investigation of EEO claim;

(6) representation by Brief to Agency before its final agency decision (FAD) or if EEOC decision is chosen before the EEOC;

(7) representation in either EEOC or MSPB mediation; and

(8) representation in any appeal of a final agency decision, EEOC, or MSPB decision.

Ready to stand up to federal agencies

Bates & Baum can assist you with cases involving:

  • Retaliation for filing EEO claim
  • EEO informal claim and mediation
  • EEO formal complaint and Agency investigation
  • EEOC hearing representation
  • Whistleblower retaliation
  • Race, color, religion, sex, gender, age and disability discrimination
  • Reprimand, suspension, demotion, or termination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Hostile work environment harassment
  • Administrative grievance
  • Merit Systems Protection Board
  • U.S. District Court, N. D. of GA
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Challenging discrimination in the workplace

Employment should be based upon your skills, knowledge and experience, not on arbitrary characteristics that do not affect your ability to perform your job. Federal agencies are prohibited from discriminatory practices regarding hiring, promotion, termination and types of assignments and pay. Agency personnel decisions should not be based on:

  • Race
  • Color
  • Gender
  • Sex
  • Religion
  • National origin
  • Disability
  • Age

By applying knowledge of federal labor and employment laws, private attorneys redress federal Agency discrimination and level the employment playing field.

Fighting against sexual harassment

You do not have to put up with unwelcome sexual advances, sexist comments, or degrading images and emails at your workplace. Sexual harassment creates an unpleasant employment atmosphere and perpetuates the impression that your gender relegates you to a lower status and position. Although women are most commonly targeted, men can be victims of sexual harassment as well. Responsible parties can include coworkers, supervisors and the federal agency. Harassment can take the form of physical contact, visual images, email transmissions, general derogatory statements or unwanted romantic overtures. Bev Bates strives to protect your right to work in a professional environment free from harassment.

Contact a Georgia federal employee civil service and EEO attorney for information on potential representation.

Bev Bates, located in Atlanta, Georgia, has consulted with and represented federal employees not only in Georgia but other adjoining states covered by the Atlanta Regional Merit Systems Protection Board and may represent claimants working in MS., which is in the same 11th Federal Circuit as Georgia.

Call Bev Bates for a free initial telephone consultation at 404-262-6272.