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Wrongful Termination, Workers' Compensation and Work Injuries
Whistleblower Act—Evidence of Retaliatory Intent—Office of the Attorney General of Texas v. Rodriguez, ___ S.W.3d ___, 2017 WL 4586128 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2017)—Th...
Jan 22, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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Whistleblower Act—Grievance Procedure—Public School Teachers—Whitney v. El Paso Independent School District, ___ S.W.3d ___, 2017 WL 3614149 (Tex. App.—El Paso 20...
Jan 22, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 1 min read
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Whistleblower Act—Report of Violation of Law—County Immunity from Contract Liability— Patterson v. Marcantel, 2017 WL 4844514 (Tex. App.—Beaumont 2017) (not for p...
Jan 22, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 1 min read
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—City of Pearsall v. Tobias, ___ S.W.3d ___, 2017 WL 3495137 (Tex. App.—San Antonio 2017)—A public employment contract that provided severance pay of up to one year’s s...
Jan 22, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 1 min read
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Civil Service Commissions—Election to Appeal to Hearing Examiner—In re City of Beaumont, 2017 WL 5179785 (Tex. App.—Beaumont 2017) (not for publication)—A suspend...
Jan 22, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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Backpay—Front pay—Mitigation of Damages—Office of the Attorney General of Texas v. Rodriguez, ___ S.W.3d ___, 2017 WL 4586128 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2017)—The e...
Jan 22, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 1 min read
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Wrongful Death—Gross Negligence—Risk Analysis—Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company v. Rogers, ___ S.W.3d ___, 2017 WL 3776837 (Tex. App.—Dallas 2017)—The Work...
Jan 22, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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Age discrimination is the most insidious discrimination. A recent government study shows that old workers are systematically discriminated against in employment. Older women received th...
Oct 26, 2017 Mr. Roger Davie 1 min read
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As a general rule you can sue someone who makes a false statement about you that hurts your reputation subject to certain privileges.  You should note that if the statement or refer...
May 10, 2017 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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As an El Paso employment lawyer I see a lot of fired employees who don't necessarily want to sue for wrongful termination but want to be paid for commission that they believe they are ow...
May 03, 2017 Mr. Roger Davie 4 min read
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I have written at length about the Texas Whistleblower Act and that you must be a government employee who reported illegal activity to an appropriate law enforcement agency: (1. htt...
Apr 26, 2017 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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I have written at length about the Texas Whistleblower Act and that you must be a government employee who reported illegal activity to an appropriate law enforcement agency: (http://roge...
Apr 19, 2017 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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