The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Fort Bend County v. Davis opens a narrow door for plaintiffs to attempt bringing claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended without previously filing a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) asserting such claims.
With the Texas Courts of Appeal lacking unity in their application of the TCPA, litigants face uncertainty when filing Anti-SLAPP claims. Here’s what litigants need to know about these inconsistencies.
In light of the government’s successful prosecution of the Forest Park Medical Center, health care professionals should carefully examine their contractual relationships.
Employment law specialists Keith Clouse and Alyson Brown of Clouse Brown, PLLC, have been named to D Magazine’s list of the Best Lawyers in Dallas for 2019 for their expertise in Labor and Employment Law.
From the moment we opened our doors in April 2018, we’ve been honored by the clients who have trusted us with their legal matters, our peers who have selected us for referrals and professional recognitions, and our friends, family and staff who supported us every step of the way.
Whether you are attending mediation because you are contractually obligated or because you are seeking to resolve a dispute in a timely and cost-effective manner, knowing the potential pitfalls below and how to avoid them can assist you in preparing for mediation.
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.
Last year was filled with important employment decisions that will have an effect on future litigation of employment claims on both the state and federal level. In the first entry of our two-part series, we discuss some of the most significant SCOTUS cases from 2018 impacting employment law.
TUTSA outlines a modernized definition of protectable trade secrets, provides a streamlined channel for employers to obtain injunctive relief, and includes a provision for employers to recover attorneys’ fees for willful or malicious conduct by employees.