The HR Specialist: Texas Employment Law

The Department of Labor alleges that Tango Bakery’s owners failed to pay 20 workers $75,218 in overtime pay.

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The longer an injured employee stays out, the less likely the employer will lose an ADA lawsuit over a subsequent termination.

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Any employer that does at least $500,000 worth of business is probably covered by the Fair Labor Standards Aact.

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A federal court has ruled that an arbitration agreement that purported to apply to just about all possible employment-related claims now and in the future can also apply to subsequent failure-to-hire claims.

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Transferring an employee to another position that pays the same and carries the same benefits as the original position is not an adverse employment action.

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What’s an HR department to do when faced with the challenge of recruiting, onboarding and training so many new hires?

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A Mexican restaurant outside Corpus Christi, Texas, has settled a Department of Labor lawsuit alleging it retaliated against a whistleblower employee.

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The owners of four adult entertainment clubs in Houston will pay more than $1 million to settle a federal lawsuit filed against them by some of their dancers.

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The legal showdown between the state of Texas and the EEOC over the commission’s background check guidance took another turn with an order withdrawing the previous June opinion and remanding the case to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

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A federal court has refused to entertain overturning a 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that says filing a counterclaim to a lawsuit or even a separate lawsuit against an employee isn’t the basis for a retaliation claim.

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