Macon Employment Lawyers

Handling Discrimination & Harassment for Individuals in the Workplace

Anyone who has lost their job understands how devastating that termination can be. Those feelings tend to be magnified tenfold when an employer treats a dedicated employee differently based on traits such as her race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or physical abilities. Our Macon employment law attorneys can help you to face these workplace matters.

There are many ways that employees can be harassed or discriminated against in the workplace. However, there are a number of state and federal laws that have been enacted to protect employee’s rights and prohibit employers from engaging in unfair treatment. This area of law is one that continues to grow and expand, especially with regard to the prohibition of discrimination based on a worker’s sexual orientation and gender identity.

Contact our Macon employment attorneys for a FREE consultation today!

Cooper, Barton & Cooper is the new leader in fighting for the rights of employees and is proud to provide more than 30 years of combined experience. Not only does our Employment Law and Discrimination team have experience handling these issues on a state and federal level, Ken Barton gained valuable experience as the Law Clerk to the Chief Administrative Law Judge of the agency that handles such discrimination occurring within our nation’s capital.

Areas Falling Under Discrimination

Employment discrimination can include things such as:

  • Racial and ethnic discrimination
  • Religious discrimination
  • Gender identity and LGBTQ discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Age Discrimination
  • Discrimination based on ability
  • Wrongful termination
  • Retaliation

Helping Employees Defend Their Rights

If you feel that you have been harassed, retaliated against, terminated, or otherwise been discriminated against as either an employee or applicant for a position, it is important that you seek the assistance of a Macon employment lawyer immediately. For many state and federal laws, employees must take legal action within a short period of time. At Cooper, Barton & Cooper, we know that experiencing discrimination can have a profound effect on one's entire life and we will be proud to help you protect your rights by filing a charge of discrimination and helping you secure the Unemployment Insurance benefits that you deserve.

Hear From Our Client

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...It is very clear he is a expert at legal writing and each correspondence he has sent out on our behalf goes above and beyond anything I could wish to express. He has always been quick to respond to any of our needs, calls or emails along with contacting individuals which we refer to him...

Helping Employers Protect the Rights of Their Employees

As you have probably become aware, employees are every company’s most valuable assets. It is important that employers build and maintain a workplace that is conducive to accomplishing its goals while ensuring that each employee’s rights are protected. Cooper, Barton & Cooper stands ready to work with you and your company to establish such a positive workspace while protecting your company and the rights of your employees.

Call us today at (478) 202-7050 to discuss how our employment law team can help.


  • Cooper, Barton & Cooper She takes her cases to heart and you know she truly cares about her clients.
  • Cooper, Barton & Cooper Ashley is a very good compassionate attorney who worked diligently and had my case dismissed.
  • Cooper, Barton & Cooper Mr. Barton has always been extremely professional and knowledgeable in any litigation or legal document reviews myself or my family has needed of him.
  • Cooper, Barton & Cooper Excellent one on one attorney.
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