texas law

When do you have to file your claim for discrimination?

Generally you have to file your claim with the EEOC (or Texas Commission on Human Rights*) within 180 days** under Texas state law.  In the University of …

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texas law

What is “Materially Adverse” action by an Employer

Anti-retaliation laws require a plaintiff to prove the employer took a materially adverse action against the plaintiff. Courts have struggled with what is a materially adverse action.    In …

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work injuries & workers compensation

If your Workers’ Compensation carrier wrongly criminally prosecutes you for Insurance Fraud the Texas Supreme Court says you have no remedy

Glen Johnson was horribly burned in a smelter explosion. As part of his rehab he was given a membership to a gym to help with …

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texas law

Department of Labor has new rules for FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) for spouses of same sex marriage.

The Supreme Court in the case of the United States v. Windsor struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA Section 3) as unconstitutional. Most …

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texas law

First Amendment Retaliation for Public Employees – Be careful of your Facebook Posts

Employees who work for the government have a First Amendment Right of Free Speech. However the U.S. Supreme Court has limited that right to very …

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employment law

3 minute guide to choosing a lawyer

With so many lawyers how do you know how to choose a good lawyer? Roger Davie is a lawyer. Who will tell you how to …

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