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Florida Civil Rights Lawyer For Public Employees

If you have recently encountered problems on the job while working for a city, a school district or a county agency in Florida, contact our experienced workplace rights lawyers at the Law Office of William M. Julien, P.A., in Boynton Beach. Our attorneys have an in-depth understanding of the legal, procedural and strategic factors that bear upon the investigation and proof of employment law claims against public agencies. Their knowledge and experience can make the decisive difference in your case.

Public Sector Employment Claims Can Be More Complex Than Private Sector Cases

Unlike the private sector, where most employment relations between labor and management are strictly a matter of contract, public employers act on behalf of the state or a municipality. As a result, any unfavorable action that a government employer might take against a public employee will involve state action. The fact of state action can then implicate such civil rights as:

  • A property interest in continued employment
  • A right to due process before terminating or demoting the employee
  • A possible right to a federal Section 1983 claim to protect constitutionally recognized civil rights

The right of a public employee to protect his or her job status through civil rights litigation is very different from the right of a private sector worker to enforce rights through a wrongful termination or retaliation lawsuit in the state courts. Additionally, the particular rights of a state or county employee will differ from case to case depending on the specific circumstances of your situation.

Contact Us For A Free Discussion About Your Legal Options

If your government job has been threatened by termination or demotion anywhere in Florida, contact our attorneys at the Law Office of William M. Julien, P.A., for a free consultation about your legal options. Just call 561-560-5597 or fill out the contact form on this website.