Shaleigha Shepard
Shaleigha Shepard Trial Attorney

As an employee in Houston, Texas, understanding your rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is crucial. The FMLA is a federal law that provides eligible employees with job-protected leave for specific family and medical reasons. For workers facing health challenges or needing time to care for their loved

Jairo Castellanos
Austin Employment Lawyer Jairo Castellanos

Section 1981 and Title VII are both federal laws in the United States that address workplace discrimination. While they share some similarities, there are notable differences between the two laws in terms of their scope, coverage, and legal requirements. Understanding these distinctions is essential for individuals who may be facing

Kalandra Wheeler
Texas Employment Lawyer Kalandra Wheeler

As most employment lawyers in Texas will tell you, we have the doctrine of at-will employment. At-will employment means that employees have very few protections in the workplace. At-will employment means that even after a 20-year career with a company, if new management comes in and decides to “shake things

Kalandra Wheeler
Texas Employment Lawyer Kalandra Wheeler

Sometimes breaking up can be hard to do, especially when the current relationship limits future prospects. Toxic relationships are emotionally draining. They can be the source of stress and anxiety; that stress and anxiety can result in health issues.  They can result in a loss of independence; that loss of

Shaleigha Shepard
Shaleigha Shepard Trial Attorney

Within the past years we have seen a surge in awareness concerning workplace harassment and discrimination, but many workers still grapple with identifying and combating a hostile work environment.

Under Texas laws, a hostile work environment occurs when an individual or group of individuals’ actions or behavior creates an intimidating, offensive

Colin Walsh
Texas Employer Lawyer Colin Walsh

Charter schools have become an increasingly popular alternative to traditional public schools in Texas and across the United States. But one question that has been raised is whether charter schools are considered arms of the state for, among other things, legal immunity purposes. In Texas, this question has been particularly

Jairo Castellanos
Austin Employment Lawyer Jairo Castellanos

On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission has published a proposed regulation that would in essence bring non-competes to an end. Under this new law an employer would be prohibited from entering into an agreement with its workers “that prevents the worker from seeking or accepting employment with a

Harjeen Zibari Trial Attorney

There is a general understanding that the law affords certain protections for pregnant people in the workplace. Most notably, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act prohibits discrimination in the workplace on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. The Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed in 1978 as an amendment to Title