THE LAW OFFICE OF WILLIAM H. BRAWNER is located in Southern California and is limited exclusively to representing federal and postal employees in work-related matters (EEOC / EEO, MSPB, OWCP, NLRB, etc.).

We provide the finest representation available before all of the relevant federal administrative agencies for a wide range of work-related problems, such as on-the-job injuries and job-related illnesses, unmerited disciplinary actions, sexual harassment, adverse personnel actions, unfair labor practices, negative performance, denial of Reduction in Force rights, violations of the job rights of reservists, retaliation against whistleblowers, denials of disability retirement applications, and discrimination at work.

If you have become injured on the job or ill as a result of your workplace environment (such as toxins in the air), your claim for worker’s compensation benefits will be decided by the Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP). If your claim is denied, you can appeal to the Branch of Hearings and Review (BH&R) or the Employees Compensation Appeals Board (ECAB). We can represent you at all stages of the worker’s compensation claim process.

Federal employees can appeal a number of actions by their bosses to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB). The MSPB hears and decides disciplinary actions where the employee has been subjected to such things as discipline in excess of a two week’s suspension; a reduction in pay or grade; a negative performance review or discipline; a reduction in force; reprisal for whistle-blowing as well as a number of other negative actions.

Similarly, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC/EEO) hears and decides cases involving a claim of discrimination in the federal workplace. There are a wide range of actions that can be classified as “unlawful discrimination.” In a nutshell, discrimination is negative action based on your race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex or age by someone in management or by a coworker if management looks the other way instead of taking corrective action.

Both the EEOC and the MSPB encourage people to think that their system is easy to navigate and “user friendly.” In truth, most of the time, you will be up against an agency attorney from the start who will take advantage of your ignorance of the law and procedure. You would be wise to hire an attorney at the start of your case instead of waiting so long that your attorney may be faced with a tangled mess that cannot be unraveled.

If you need the assistance of an attorney who understands your problems and who will fight for you, call us at 626-267-8837 or contact us online.

Hours of Business (PST):
Mon-Thurs: 12:30PM-5:00PM
Friday: Closed (Admin Work)
Closed on all federal holidays.

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