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Retaliation for filing a workers’ compensation claim

Can your employer fire you when you get injured on the job? If your employer carries Texas Worker’s Compensation the Texas Labor Code States: A …

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A truck driver who reports safety violations or refuse to drive under unsafe conditions cannot be fired in retaliation under the STAA ACT.

Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) Many truck drivers in  El Paso, Texas  and Las Cruces New Mexico do not realize that they have protection if they …

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Public Transportation workers are protected from Retaliation for refusing to drive in unsafe conditions or an unsafe vehicle under the National Transit Systems Security Act (NTSSA)

Public Transportation workers are protected from Retaliation for refusing to drive in unsafe conditions or an unsafe vehicle under the National Transit Systems Security Act …

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Absent a specific agreement to the contrary,employment may be terminated by the employer or the employee at will, for good cause, bad cause, or no cause at all

“For well over a century,the general rule in this State has been that absent a specific agreement to the contrary,employment may be terminated by the employer or the employee at will, for good cause, bad cause, or no cause at all.” This statement regarding at-will employment has been the law in the State of Texas and has been enforced with more gusto in the …

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The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution turns 95 today (Right of Women to Vote)

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on …

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Texas Supreme Court Rules Houston anti-discrimination law must be repealed or put to a vote.

In Texas it is legal for an employer to discriminate against and employee because he or she is gay. Unlike many states Texas does not …

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