The HR Specialist: Texas Employment Law

Even if union members quit their union, they still have the right to be represented in workplace disputes.

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A contractor hired to perform work for a city isn’t responsible for an injured government employee whose work it did not control.

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Smart employers catalog every instance of discipline. Those records come in handy if you must fire one employee for breaking the same rule as another employee who wasn’t terminated.

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If you reject a qualified candidate but leave the position open while still seeking someone with similar qualifications, that’s an open invitation to be sued for discrimination.

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Employees who file EEOC suits can’t go back years with pay claims unless they can show some sort of continuing violation.  Merely having complained for years—even decades—about unfair pay isn’t enough.

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Unless there is some other direct evidence of age-related bias or harassment, it’s virtually impossible for an older worker to win an age discrimination claim if his replacement is also older.

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The U.S. Department of Labor has updated its FMLA poster to be more easily read by employees.

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The Securities and Exchange Com­mission recently issued two decisions rejecting severance agreement language that would require employees to waive their rights to additional monetary recovery.

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The Office of Foreign Labor Certification is expected to publish new regulations aiming to modernize the U.S. Department of Labor’s electronic permanent labor certification system.

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Public employees who speak out about matters of public importance are protected from retaliation. But retaliation doesn’t include an employer’s complaint about the employee to a licensing board.

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