Practice Areas

Employment Law

Employment Agreements

Contracts | Wage Disputes | Commissions | Hiring and firing | Wrongful termination | Severance | Non-competes | Policy manuals | Employee handbooks

Discrimination

Race | Color | Religion | Sex | National origin | Age (Age Discrimination in Employment Act [ADEA]) | Disability (Americans with Disabilities Act [ADA]) | Hiring/firing | Pregnancy | Compensation | Bona Fide Occupational Qualifications (“BFOQ”) | Seniority | Merit system | Disparate Impact | Opposing unlawful employment practices | Filing a Worker’s Compensation claim | Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) | Texas Workforce Commission Civil Rights Division (TWCCRD) and Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (TCHRA)

Harassment

Usually sexual, but can also be based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or conduct, “Quid pro quo” (employment or advancement based on sexual conduct), “Hostile Work Environment” (unwelcome and offensive verbal, physical, conduct, sexual comments, photos, etc.), Failure to correct sexual harassment. | Retaliation - Filing Worker’s Compensation claims, Reporting unsafe or illegal activity, “Sabine Pilot” claims, “Whistleblower” claims | Workplace Injuries - Nonsubscriber cases

The attorneys in our Employment Law practice include:

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