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Wrongful Termination, Workers' Compensation and Work Injuries
In 2010 it was estimated that 1 in 12 persons residing in America have a felony conviction.  For these individuals it becomes extremely difficult to find and keep employment.  ...
May 05, 2016 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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You probably never heard of the Texas Citizens Participation Act (TCPA),Tex.Civ.Prac.&Rem.Code Ann.§27.001–27.011.  This is a law that sounded good w...
Apr 27, 2016 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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Going to the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) without legal consultation can be dangerous. Recently the Houston Court of Appeals held that because an employee who was wrong...
Apr 20, 2016 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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The Texas Supreme Court in the case of Lippincott v. Whisenhunt, 462 S.W.3d 507 (Tex. 2015) held that The Texas Citizens Participation Act (TCPA), Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code An...
Apr 14, 2016 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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For those of you who think they have been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, nation origin, gender (sex), disability you have to file a claim with the Equal Employme...
Apr 13, 2016 Mr. Roger Davie 4 min read
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Truck Driver Mechanic who had to inject insulin was discriminated against under the Americans with Disability Act and its amendments. In Samson v. Federal Express Corp., 746 F.3d 1196...
Nov 20, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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Can your employer fire you if, because of an accident or illness you are limited from doing one aspect of your job? Under the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and its amendments (A...
Nov 17, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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Can your employer terminate you if you have heart disease and/or diabetes but can still do the essential functions of your job? Demyanovich v. Cadon Plating and Coatings, LLC, 747 F.3...
Nov 12, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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Can you be terminated based on not being able to meet a lifting requirement of the employer? In the case of Complainant v. Donahoe, 2013 WL 8338375 (E.E.O.C. Dec. 23, 2013) An employe...
Nov 10, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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Can vision problems be a disability under the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) or its amendments (ADAAA). In Nathan v. Holder, 2013 WL 3965241 (E.E.O.C. July 19, 2013) an employee ...
Nov 05, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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Can employers ask about your criminal background? President Obama signed an executive order today banning Federal employers from asking about applicants about their Criminal past. St...
Nov 03, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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Is a back injury a disability that protects employees under the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) or its amendments (ADAAA)? The Eleventh Circuit recently addressed this issue in th...
Oct 29, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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