A Dallas judge threw out all claims against a C-level hospitality executive whose former employer accused him of violating his employment agreement, misappropriating trade secrets, and tortiously interfering with customer and employee relationships.
With Colin Kaepernick back in the spotlight for his recent Nike deal, and demonstrators marching Dallas streets to protest the shooting death of Botham Jean by an off-duty DPD officer, employers should be reminded to brush up on their responsibilities to employees who voice their opinions in public protests.
A Tarrant County jury delivered a $3.7 million verdict against Crossroads Christian Church for failing to provide supplemental retirement benefits to its former Executive Pastor and his wife, both of whom served the church for more than 20 years. Mel Dietz, who previously served as Executive Pastor from 1995–2015, helped oversee church operations and multiple construction projects on Crossroads’ sprawling 150-acre campus in Grand Prairie. His wife, Vicki Dietz, worked directly for Crossroads’…
Clouse Brown’s Keith Clouse, Alyson C. Brown and Emily Stout, all Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, have been selected to Texas Super Lawyers for 2018 for their work in employment and labor law.
Welcome to the working week. Oh I know it don’t thrill you, I hope it don’t kill you Welcome to the working week You gotta do it till you’re through it, so you better get to it – Elvis Costello
With a near-daily barrage of media reports about high-profile workplace harassment allegations, it is important to remember what “harassment” is, what it isn’t, and what employers must do when faced with employee harassment complaints.
Clouse Brown PLLC co-founder Keith Clouse has been named to the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in employment law. This marks his fifth consecutive year to be included on the list.
The WORLD Policy Analysis Center’s recent report on paid parental leave noted that out of the 34 industrialized member countries in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United States is the only country without guaranteed nationwide paid parental leave for mothers.