Monday, November 8, 2010
The first of the year is usually a good time for an employer to roll out new policies since many employees anticipate changes around that time.
Sunday, November 7, 2010
With the holiday season approaching, many employers and employees may be wondering what an employer's obligations are regarding compensation.
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Arguably, the two most important provisions in most settlement agreements address payment and a release from liability.
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Halloween parties can boost morale and encourage camaraderie among employees. But, to avoid legal exposure, an employer should consider taking some precautions.
Monday, October 25, 2010
The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled that an arbitration agreement between an employer and a former employee should be enforced.
Friday, October 22, 2010
When a dispute arises between an employee and an employer, mediation may be the parties’ best option for a fast (and, therefore, less expensive) resolution.
Friday, October 15, 2010
“No,” according to Dallas employment lawyer Keith Clouse; an employer cannot require an employee to waive his or her right to receive overtime compensation.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
A physician's employer must contractually provide the physician with the option to "buy out" the non-compete.
Monday, October 11, 2010
An individual has only ninety days to file a lawsuit following receipt of a notice of right to sue letter.
Friday, October 8, 2010
In Texas, employers and employees can contractually waive the right to a trial by jury by including a jury waiver provision in a contract that governs their relationship.
Friday, October 1, 2010
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled for the employer in a recent Title VII and § 1981 race discrimination matter.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
An employment law specialist who stays current on these legal developments can ensure that a new non-compete agreement complies with legal requirements and can help a party resolve a non-compete dispute in the speediest and most cost-effective way.