All individuals employed by the United States government, a state, a local county or city, or other public sector employers, including the transportation agencies or school districts, are classified as public sector or government employees. As such, they have the same employment rights afforded to private or non-government employees but are provided further protections against specific unlawful practices. To find out more about your rights as a government employee, consulting with a reputed California employment lawyer is recommended.
All employees, whether working for the government or a private employer, are legally entitled to:
Besides the protections mentioned above, other laws that the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) and the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) enforce further protect government employees from specific practices. Under the US Code, any government employee who is authorized to approve or recommend, take, or direct other employees to take personnel actions cannot:
If you suspect that your rights as an employee have been violated, talk to a California employment lawyer as soon as possible. One of our lawyers here at Minnis & Smallets will help you figure out the facts of your case and the best legal options available to you. Fill out our online form or get in touch with us by phone to schedule to arrange your appointment.
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