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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 100 years’ combined experience, Bates & Baum protects the rights of federal employees who seek relief from federal agency personnel actions and provides federal criminal representation.

Ready to stand up to federal agencies

We 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
  • Wrongful reprimand, suspension, demotion, or termination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Work environment harassment
  • Administrative grievance
  • Merit Systems Protection Board
  • Court of Appeals for the Federal 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. When making decisions, federal agencies cannot legally consider:

  • Race
  • Gender
  • Pregnancy
  • Age
  • Religion
  • Nationality
  • Disability

By applying extensive knowledge of federal labor and employment laws, private attorneys redress any 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. These are examples of sexual harassment, which is illegal. Sexual harassment creates an unpleasant employment atmosphere and perpetuates the impression that 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. Bates & Baum advocates for 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.

Bates & Baum is located in Atlanta, Georgia and represents federal employees throughout the 6 states covered by the Atlanta Regional Merit Systems Protection Board and the EEOC Atlanta District.

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