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Employment Law For Employees


Employee Rights Attorney Carla D. Franklin In Gainesville

If your productive work record and career plans have been derailed by unfair treatment in the workplace, you should thoroughly investigate your legal rights. Your employer cannot discriminate against you or create a hostile work environment based upon a protected class.

The law is on your side; you can fight back An employment law attorney who is sensitive to what you are going through and cares about your future can show you how.

If you have an employment contract or collective bargaining agreement, or if you work for a public employer, you may be protected from hostile work environment, unwarranted discipline or termination without just cause.

                                                         , certification or certain credentials face devastating consequences when accused of misconduct or negligence. You need knowledgeable advice and representation beginning with the first sign that there may be an allegation of professional misconduct.

I am Carla D. Franklin, a skilled employment lawyer who works hard for the results you need.

During my nearly 30 years of employment law practice, I have represented workers from all walks of life in mediation and                   , including hourly employees in both public and private sectors. I have represented many city, state and federal employees, including workers at the University of Florida in Gainesville and employees of the Malcolm Randall Veterans Administration Medical Center.

My experience, legal knowledge and personal service should give you every confidence that your legal affairs are being properly and professionally handled.

Whether your goal is a settlement damage award, respectful treatment by your employer as you return to your job or transition to similar duties elsewhere, I can help. Contact my Gainesville law firm today by phone at 352-376-1384.

Serving Workers With Workplace Discrimination Issues For Over 30 Years


I strive for positive outcomes in Florida employment law disputes brought by employees for allegations such as:

  •                            in hiring, promotion, demotion or dismissal on the basis of race, sex, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability or pregnancy

  • Sexual harassment


  • Hostile work environment

  • Whistleblower retaliation

  • Libel, slander and defamation

  •                                , inaccurate overtime accounting or non-payment


  • FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) issues


Legislation that enacted FMLA, ADA, ADEA and Title VII was designed to protect employee rights, regardless of the job or state in which it is located. I will supply you with the legal information you require to make sound decisions in your case.

For complete peace of mind that your interests are being safeguarded while you continue at your job or job seeking, contact the Law Office of Carla D. Franklin from wherever you are in north central Florida. I have the personal dedication, knowledgeable representation and personalized service that can make a difference.

              my office in Gainesville, Florida, today to schedule a consultation. Weekday evening appointments are available upon request.

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