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Fitness for Duty

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G&A has extensive experience assisting injured or disabled workers in protecting their rights and maximizing any retirement options they might have. It is critical that any employee receiving a notice regarding fitness for duty contact legal counsel immediate to discuss their options prior to capitulating to such a request.


Before your Fitness for Duty evaluation, you need legal counsel to help you preserve your rights ahead of a potential IDR.

Disability discrimination

Disability discrimination workers have significant legal protections under federal and state law; G&A brings years of expertise to ensure you realize the benefits of these laws.

Protecting your pension

Injured or disabled workers are entitled to increased pension by the law.

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Fitness for Duty evaluations almost never end well for the employee. Protect yourself throughout the full process with the help of Goyette & Associates and contact us today. G&A routinely handles issues regarding fitness for duty from request for initial investigation all the way to litigation.

Contact G&A’s team of fitness for duty experts now to have your legal needs reviewed.


California Courts Not Sympathetic To Employee Claims on PEPRA Pension Issues

By: Paul Goyette A recent string of California Superior Court and Court of Appeals Decisions indicate a clear trend to decline various employee and employer organization challenges to PEPRA. PEPRA is a form of pension reform law that was passed in 2012 and became effective January 1, 2013. PEPRA made several changes to the California public sector pension systems....

Voided Appointment Overturned for California State Employee

Attorney Brett Sherman of Goyette & Associates successfully represented a State of California Employee in the overturning of a voided appointment. Employee X* was promoted to a Staff Services Manager I (SSM) position within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in 2007. Employee X worked in that capacity until 2013, at which time Employee X...

2017: A Year in Review

by: Nicole Valentine It would be an understatement to say that 2017 was one of the most rewarding years in my practice as a criminal, labor, and licensing attorney. Below are some of the most notable results I achieved for my clients in each of these areas: One of the most important highlights of this year was when I won a client a full dismissal of all counts of an...

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