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Wrongful Termination, Workers' Compensation and Work Injuries
If your employer carries workers' compensation what is the first thing that you should do? I see people every week who come in to see me because they are hurt and can't work and they ne...
Jul 30, 2019 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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In New Mexico at-will employment is still alive and well.  In Melnick v. State Farm the Court stated that  "Employers are entitled to be motivated by and to serve their ow...
Jul 09, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 4 min read
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New Mexico follows the at-will employment doctrine that states that absent a contract, your employer can fire you for any reason that is not an illegal reason or against public policy. T...
Jul 09, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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In Texas you can record someone without their knowledge as long as you are part of the conversation. But there is no leaving hour cell phone in a room and leaving so you can hear or reco...
Jul 09, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie ,  5 min read
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I have a lot of clients in Texas that come see me when they are severely injured at work asking if they can sue their employer for the injuries they receive. Texas is unique in that it ...
Jul 08, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie ,  5 min read
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Do older women face more discrimination than younger women and can older women sue for sex discrimination when a younger woman is treated better? This is down as "sex plus age" discri...
Jul 08, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie ,  3 min read
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Recently a Federal District Judge in Texas held that in this case, the woman stated in a deposition that she knew similarly situated men earned “more” than her. She did not know their ex...
Jul 08, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 1 min read
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Davenport v. Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P., 891 F.3d 162 (5th Cir. 2018) the 5th Court held  that trying to PIMP out a female employee was not a tangible benefit lost by the femal...
Jul 05, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 1 min read
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Gonzales v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 12646 (5th Cir. 2018) (unpublished). The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals states that if your supervisors tells you that you rem...
Jul 05, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 1 min read
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Employees subject to certain Department of Transportation standards under the Motor Carrier Act are exempt from the FLSA’s overtime requirements, but the exemption depends on detail...
Jul 05, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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Alamo Heights Independent School District v. Clark, 544 S.W.3d 755 (Tex. 2018)  The Texas Supreme Court stated that harassment is illegal “discrimination” only if it is “because of”...
Jul 05, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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The highest criminal court in Texas (equal to the Texas Supreme Court -- The Court of Criminal Appeals); held that it was a felony for a parent to get her child to sneak into a locker ro...
Jul 05, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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