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What evidence do you need to prove discrimination?

Recently the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a decision dismissing an employee’s lawsuit on discrimination for lack of evidence.  In this case of Etienne v. …

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Work Injuries in El Paso, Texas (Workers’ Compensation and Nonsubscribers)

Workers’ compensation is a state-regulated insurance system that is suposed to ensure that medical bills and some lost wages are paid for employees injured on the …

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Employers who do not have workers’ compensation but have their own plan or are self-insured have almost unlimited ability to deny claims of injured workers

In a prior post I have written about the fact that many workers in El Paso, Texas work for employers who do not carry Texas …

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Free Speach Rights of Public Employees is severly limited new Court Opinion

In the case of Graziosi v. City of Greenville Mississippi, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 370 (5th Cir. 2015 the 5th Cir held that  a city police sergeant …

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Supreme Court reverses 10th Cir. 10th Cir Rules that Abercrombie & Fitch can refuse to hire Muslim woman who insist on wearing headscarfs

Update:  The US Supreme Court reverses the below decision and holds that Abercrombie & Fitch’s refusal to hire Muslim woman who wears a headscarve is …

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Finally some relief for employees of medical facilities who are injured on the job.

Do you work for a nursing home, hospital or some other medical facility? If you do the odds are that your employer does not carry …

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