The workplace plays a central role in the lives of nearly all Atlanta residents. You likely spend thousands of hours each year on the job or at your place of business. As an employee or employer, you have certain rights and protections that are afforded to you by state and federal employment laws. It is important that employers understand these rights and comply with labor laws that affect your business or workplace. As an employee, you should be aware of your rights and be prepared to take action if they are violated. You should not standby. Many federal statutes include provisions for the payment of attorney fees and we will work with you to make sure you get the compensation you deserve. If you believe your rights have been violated, you should speak with an Atlanta Employment Attorney immediately.
At Millar and Mixon. we handle almost all our cases on a contingency fee basis. In other words, you don’t pay unless we win your case. After loosing your job, you may have difficulty managing your expenses. When you work with our team, you don’t have to worry about expensive legal fees or even the costs of litigation since we front those expenses for you. Instead, you can work alongside our firm to produce the favorable case outcome that you need.
We limit our practice so we can concentrate on expertly representing both public and private sector employees in three areas: workplace discrimination and retaliation claims, overtime/working off the clock claims, and violations of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). We pride ourselves on representing hard working Georgians when their civil rights are violated by an employer. Our society expects employers to treat their workers with dignity, respect and to both not discriminate/harass their employees nor to punish them when they complain of discrimination or harassment. There are federal and state laws in place to protect your rights. If you believe you have been mistreated in the workplace or discriminated against or harassed because of your race, religion, your gender, national origin, your age, or a disability you have or in retaliation because of a complaint about one of the above, speak with one of our Atlanta employment lawyers today. All consultations are free, confidential, and with a licensed attorney.
Sexual harassment is barred by Title VII, a federal law that prohibits several forms of discrimination or harassment and it protects individuals from being subjected to such offenses. Discrimination can be of race, nationality, color, disability, age and sexuality, and Title VII applies to both private and public employers with 15 or more employees. This includes local, state and federal governments, labor organizations and employment agencies. See the EEOC website for more details. If you were the victim of sexual harassment, you need a Georgia sexual harassment attorney who can help you with your discrimination case.
Race Discrimination like other forms of discrimination or harassment is barred by two federal laws, Title VII and 42 USC §1981. These laws make it illegal for employers, including state and local governments to make employment decisions on the basis of an individual’s race. Race discrimination can include: racial harassment, failure to hire or promote, creation of a racially hostile work environment, and/or termination due to race.
If you or your business needs representation against another business over a contract dispute, business fraud, business torts, financial accounting irregularities, government investigations, technology and intellectual property disputes, copyright infringement, professional malpractice, or shareholder disputes you should contact J. Stephen Mixon, Esq. of Millar and Mixon, LLC. Mr. Mixon is committed to providing legal services of the highest quality for a fraction of the cost you would pay with a large downtown Atlanta firm.
We focus primarily on representing employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship. This includes:
– Sexual Harassment
– Race Discrimination
– Age Discrimination
– Disability Discrimination
– Gender Discrimination
– Religious Discrimination
– Hostile Work Environment
– Failure to Pay Minimum Wage
– Failure to Pay Overtime to Entitled Employee
– Employment Contracts
– Severance Agreements
– Non-compete Agreements
– Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
– Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
We believe that a successful employment law claim starts with a positive client-lawyer relationship. We also know that experience, dedication, and skill are the foundation for high-quality legal guidance and representation. At the core of our legal practice, we understand that a client-centered approach to each case produces the best results, which is why we always strive to place the best interest of our clients above everything else.
Additionally, we are prepared to help our clients make informed decisions by guiding them through the claim / lawsuit process. We work hard to exceed our client’s expectations and provide legal services with the highest level of ethics and professionalism. If you suffered workplace discrimination, failed to receive overtime or minimum wage, or you were fired for either your or your family members sick leave we can help you.
Our firm focuses primarily on cases arising under Federal law, specifically claims relating to employment within the state of Georgia. This includes claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and most other federal employment discrimination laws. In addition to Federal employment claims, we can assist you with claims that are based on state or local law where this adds a significant benefit to your claim.
We take cases anywhere in Georgia, predominantly servicing Atlanta, Alpharetta, Buford, Cumming, Dacula, Dekalb, Fulton, Duluth, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Roswell, Snellville, Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Conyers, Forest Park, East Point, Jonesboro, Union City, Tyrone, Fayetteville, Peachtree City, McDonough, Redan, Tucker, Lilburn, Norcross, Griffin, Augusta, Macon, Decatur, Marietta, Dunwoody, Stockbridge, Riverdale, Smyrna, and Austell.