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Wrongful Termination, Workers' Compensation and Work Injuries
If you have a claim against the Government in New Mexico you may need to send out Notice very quickly.  The Statute of Limitations against a governmental entity in New Mexico is gen...
Nov 14, 2014 Mr. Roger Davie 6 min read
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In a surprising 5th Cir opinion of Davis vs. Ft. Bend County the 5th Circuit held that District Court Judges should tread lightly when determining if an employees religious belief is sin...
Oct 20, 2014 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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The 5th Cir ruled that if you are fired for serving on a federal jury (including a grand jury) you have to prove that but for your service you would not have been fired.  In Rogers'...
Oct 20, 2014 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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The 5th Cir. Federal Court of Appeals upheld a longstanding rule that employers cannot prohibit their employees from from discussing their wages with each other.  This has been an l...
Oct 20, 2014 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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Roger Davie named by Texas Monthly Magazine as an El Paso Outstanding Employment Lawyer for 2014.  This was awarded in the October issue of the Texas Monthly Magazine.  Roger D...
Oct 20, 2014 Mr. Roger Davie 1 min read
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In El Paso, Texas I have many pregnant clients who are put on light duty by their doctors.  The question is always "does my employer have to give me light duty if I have a doctor's ...
Aug 02, 2014 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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Below is a recent newspaper article regarding the new protections that will protect Gay, transgender workers from work discrimination in El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico. &...
Jul 22, 2014 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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Candidates for governor differ on the need for reform A number of recent articles in the media are putting the spotlight on Texas’ unique workers' compensation system, according ...
Jul 21, 2014 Mr. Roger Davie 4 min read
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The article below from the Associated Press' Nedra Pickler about Obama signing an executive order protecting Federal workers and Federal Contractors makes me believe that eventually...
Jul 19, 2014 Mr. Roger Davie 4 min read
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This last week marked 60 years of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 now known as Title VII that protects employees from discrimination on the basis of Race Color Sex National Origin and Relig...
Jul 05, 2014 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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The Texas Tribune had a recent article on the current status of Workers' Compensation laws in Texas. Among the findings was that Insurance companies dispute injured workers claims in wh...
Jul 01, 2014 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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The U.S. Supreme Court in Burwell v Hobby Lobby, ruled that closely held corporations have religious freedom. The opinions indicates that to get those freedoms the corporation must be o...
Jun 30, 2014 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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