How to Handle A Legal Dispute As A Public Employee

Although there are many rules and regulations governing private employee and employer relationships, the law is very complex and specific when you are a public employee or a civil service employee. Although all employees who work for a state or local government are public employees, not all public employees are civil service employees. Your rights and the method of enforcing your rights are different depending on whether you are a civil service employee.

As a public employee like a firefighter or police officer, you are carrying out an important public service that requires you to be adaptable and professional in the workplace. As a result of the important role you play, it’s possible for public employees to be accused of making mistakes in their job. [Read more...]