employee contract dallas
January 23, 2018

When Can An Employment Contract Be Terminated?

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Employee contracts are a type of traditional written agreement between an employer and employee that outline the terms between the two entities. They can also be verbal agreements and, in many cases, employee handbooks and policies govern the terms. While many people probably don’t realize …

Defamation of Character: What is it?
January 11, 2018

What is Considered Defamation of Character in the Workplace?

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Defamation is a common term that we hear in the news regarding celebrities and their reputation or character, but we also see it in the workplace. Defamation of character in the workplace is a serious allegation that should not be taken lightly. In recent years, …

Being denied a job because you're pregnant
December 22, 2017

Can I Be Denied a Job Because I’m Pregnant?

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Discrimination laws are in place to protect employees and ensure their rights are protected. Unfortunately, discrimination comes in many different forms, including gender, race, sexual orientation, and political opinion. One of the most common types of discrimination we see take place in the workplace is …

social media law
December 11, 2017

Can An Employer Fire an Employee for Something They Tweeted?

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Social Media Law and How it Can Affect You Social media and technology rule our lives in today’s modern times, but can you really get fired for something you tweet or post on Facebook? Under certain circumstances, the answer is yes. While you may think …

IT Companies and Discrimination
December 8, 2017

Discrimination and Harassment in IT Companies

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Workplace harassment has always been a serious concern for employees and employers alike, but it is especially so in today’s world. As more and more individuals come forward alleging abuse or misconduct in the workplace, it is imperative to look at why this is a …

discrimination in the workplace
November 30, 2017

What is Discrimination in the Workplace?

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Discrimination can occur in many different forms and in a wide range of settings. For many workers, it can be difficult to know if you have actually been discriminated against. In recent weeks we have seen workplace discrimination – particularly in the form of sexual …

Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault
November 22, 2017

What You Should Know About Harvey Weinstein’s Sexual Assault Claims

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The Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal has been flooding the news for nearly a month now, and there’s no sign of it slowing down. Not only do we continue to see women come out of the woodworks with allegations against the embattled Hollywood mogul, but …

age discrimination in the workplace
November 3, 2017

Age Discrimination in Corporate America

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Age discrimination is becoming a serious problem in corporate America, as more and more organizations are terminating older employees in favor of younger applicants. By definition, age discrimination occurs when an employee or job applicant is treated unfavorably simply because of their age. Although there …