EEOC Mediation for Employees

By John V. Berry, www.berrylegal.com

This is an article regarding the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) mediation process for both federal and private sector (and some state/local) employees. Our law firm represents these types of employees in discrimination, retaliation and sexual harassment cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and/or individual federal agency EEO offices. Many private and public sector discrimination or sexual harassment cases that are filed through the EEO process proceed to mediation, but each has slightly different processes and procedures depending on whether your employer is federal sector or private sector.

This article discusses the EEOC mediation process and the potential benefits associated with engaging in that process for both parties involved.

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Sexual Orientation Discrimination – The Current State of the Law

By John V. Berry, Esq., www.berrylegal.com

Our lawyers handle sexual orientation discrimination cases, representing employees who have been discriminated or faced retaliation as a result of sexual orientation discrimination. Until very recently, the ability to pursue sexual orientation claims under the Civil Rights Act look like fairly settled law.  However, there have been recent changes for employees to at least consider when considering the filing of such claims.

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