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Wrongful Termination, Workers' Compensation and Work Injuries
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 when the discrimination was open and...
Sep 17, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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What does "at-will" employment mean in Texas? "At-will" employment means that your employer can fire you with or without cause.  In other words your employer can fire you for no ...
Sep 15, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 4 min read
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When suing for discrimination there has long been an issue about what evidence is need to prove discrimination.  There has been a notion that many discriminatory statements by ...
Sep 10, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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On Labor Day President Obama announced that he had issued an executive order that Federal Contractors are now required to provide up to 7 days of paid days of sick time (based on an accr...
Sep 08, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today handed down an opinion that changes the question of who is your employer?  At issue was the definition of a joint-employer. Employers...
Sep 01, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 4 min read
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Texas Supreme Court rules that Punitive Damages Available to Truck Driver who refused to drive a company truck that was not in compliance with all Department of Transporta...
Aug 27, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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Since 1974 Federal Law under the Fail Labor Standards Act Exempted Home Care Workers from wage and overtime requirements.  However the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Colu...
Aug 25, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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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 protect individuals from discrimination based ...
Aug 20, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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"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 account of sex."  19th Amendment Ratified August 18, 1920...
Aug 18, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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"For well over a century,the general rule in this State has been that absent a specific agreement to&...
Aug 13, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 4 min read
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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) 6 ...
Aug 11, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 4 min read
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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) 6 ...
Aug 11, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 4 min read
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