Representing Government Employees In Their Employment Law Actions

There are thousands of government employees across Southern California. Whether you are a teacher or administrator involved in a dispute with a school board, or a corrections officer working in a prison, or a letter carrier with the U.S. Postal Service, for instance, you have options if your government employer violates your rights.

At Donald R. Holben & Associates, APC, we have handled many claims against government employers throughout the state. Whether you work for a city, county, state, or federal employer, our attorneys have over 100 years of combined legal experience handling such employment law matters, from the simple to the complex. We have represented employees in both administrative hearings and civil trials, advocating for our clients at each step of the process. In fact, this work makes up a significant portion of our practice.

Helping You Get Results

Government employees often have questions about whether they have claims. Many issues will need to be closely examined to determine if you can file an action against your employer. Our team will help you evaluate your options and decide how to proceed while avoiding the potential pitfalls involved in the administrative process that may otherwise deny you success.

We have helped many government employees with cases involving:

  • Refusal to hire
  • Failure to promote
  • Harassment and/or discrimination in the workplace
  • Whistleblowing and retaliation for reporting wrongdoing
  • Wrongful termination

Many protections are in place for government workers, but you must act to take advantage of these protections. Your employer needs to be held responsible when it acts in a manner that violates state or federal employment laws. Please note that, while your union exists to represent you, based on your union-negotiated rights, union membership does not protect you when you suffer discrimination. Your union representative cannot represent you in claims for discrimination.

Our attorneys have a strong record of success litigating cases against city, county, state and federal employers. There are complex laws and administrative procedures relating to these matters and we will make sure that we follow all procedures when pursuing your case.

Schedule A Free Initial Consultation

To talk to one of our lawyers about the issues involved in your potential case against your government employer, call our San Diego office at 619-780-2820 or our Palm Springs office at 760-501-0615, or call us toll free at 800-685-6950 from anywhere in California. You can also send us an email for a prompt response.