An effective workplace investigation can mean the difference between effective resolution and unwanted litigation. Moreover, in the current business environment, how employers investigate potential misconduct can affect that company’s reputation almost as much as the alleged conduct itself. These are the steps to take to lay the groundwork for a proper investigation.
Restaurants must develop practices that minimize health risks, comply with local laws, and try to do so in a way that is welcoming to their much-needed customers – many of whom may have different points-of-view on what “welcoming” looks like.
Employment law specialists and Clouse Brown PLLC founders Keith Clouse and Alyson Brown have both been named to D Magazine’s annual list of the Best Lawyers in Dallas for their work in employment law.
The recently passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) makes some major changes for employers. This article covers some of the major FFCRA amendments as well as other key considerations for businesses.
Recently board-certified employment attorney Camille Avant is adding another accolade to her trophy case this month: She has been recognized on the 2020 list of Super Lawyers Rising Stars published by Thomson Reuters.
In the last quarter of 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor issued two new rules regarding overtime and non-exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The rules mark the first significant update to the regulations governing regular rate requirements under the FLSA in over 50 years.
Congratulations to our own Camille Avant, who has earned her Certification in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization – a designation that fewer than 700 attorneys in Texas can claim.
Companies should keep in mind that their reaction to and handling of employee complaints can make all the difference in avoiding a costly legal battle.
It’s that time of the year again – when employers should reflect upon the previous year and revise employee handbooks and employee policy and procedure guidelines to ensure that they are compliant with the most recent interpretations of both federal and state employment regulations. This can help employers reduce their risk of liability for future litigation, so long as employers…