Colin Walsh
Austin Employment Trial Lawyer Colin Walsh

One of the elements of every retaliation claim is that there must be a “causal link” between the employee’s protected activity and the adverse action.  In previous blogs I have talked about the standard for determining whether a materially adverse action has occurred.  In this blog, I would like

Rachel Bethel
Austin/Houston Employment Trial Lawyer Rachel Bethel

A category of discrimination that does not yet have federal protection is discrimination on the basis of weight. Weight discrimination in the workplace is quite prevalent but remains unprotected nearly everywhere in the U.S. One troubling 2023 survey by the Society for Human Resource Management revealed that half of

Shaleigha Shepard
Houston Employment Trial Lawyer Shaleigha Shepard

Typically, employers are not obligated to offer severance benefits unless there’s a prior commitment, outlined in a written policy or employment agreement. In most cases, severance pay agreements fall within the discretionary realm of the company, often presented in exchange for a comprehensive release of all claims. Now, let’s

Paige Melendez
Dallas Employment Lawyer Paige Melendez

Sometimes the holidays are filled with holiday cheer, but then other times they are filled with the gnawing anxiety over empty pockets. This is a common issue and thankfully, a lot of stores have seasonal work that allows the opportunity to make some money heading into and during the holiday

Kalandra Wheeler
Texas Employment Lawyer Kalandra Wheeler

As the holiday season approaches, many employees find themselves working extra hours to meet year-end deadlines or accommodate increased consumer activity. This is especially true in the retail and hospitality industries.

Various industries experience a significant increase in demand during the holiday season. For example, retailers see an uptick in

Harjeen Zibari Trial Attorney

In lots of ways, Googling legal terms can be like Googling medical terms. You might get an amalgamation of concepts that might not make a whole lot of sense when put together. Therefore, there’s lots of information out there that isn’t legally inaccurate, but needs to be explained by an attorney

Colin Walsh
Texas Employer Lawyer Colin Walsh

On August 18, 2023, the Fifth Circuit issued an en banc opinion in Hamilton v. Dallas County, No. 21-10133 that overturned decades old judge-made law limiting actionable claims under Title VII.  Let’s take a look.

What is Hamilton about?  Hamilton involves how the Dallas County Sheriff’s office schedules time

Shaleigha Shepard
Shaleigha Shepard Trial Attorney

In today’s ever-evolving job market, workforce reductions and layoffs have become more prevalent, creating uncertainty and stress for employees. To protect the rights of workers during these difficult times, the federal government established the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act. This crucial legislation aims to ensure that employees in Houston