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Before you can sue your employer for retaliation for reporting discrimination does the discriminated employee have to do the reporting?

In a recent Federal District Court case a Federal Judge in the Western District ruled that the employee was not required to report the discrimination …

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An employer can win a claim if they can show they would have fired the employee even if the employee had been discriminated against.

An employer can win a claim if they can show they would have fired the employee even if the employee had been discriminated against. This …

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Sexual Harassment Must be either severe or pervasive.

The law of sexual harassment has always been that the sexual harassment must be severe or pervasive before it will lead to liability of the …

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Nurses protection. A hospital or mental health facility cannot retaliate against a non-employee who reports a violation of law.

Nurses and other Health care workers are protected if they report violations of the law. Section 161.135 of the Texas Health and Safety Code States …

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You can be bound to an arbitration agreement even if you did not sign the agreement.

In the case of Wright v. Hernandez, ___ S.W.3d ___, 2015 WL 4389582 (Tex. App.—El Paso 201) the El Paso, Court of Appeals held that …

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If you slip and fall at work does your employer have to pay your medical bills and lost wages?

The Texas Supreme Court recently answered this question in the case of Austin v Kroger. Under Texas law an employer does not have to carry …

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