Getting Even in the Workplace Is Illegal

When someone speaks up about unfair employment practices where they work, this is considered to be a protected right. Retaliation for saying something is illegal. Reporting violations of the law in the workplace to the right authorities, exercising a worker’s rights and taking part in a lawsuit as a plaintiff or defendant that focuses on …

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Enhanced Internal Company Controls Aim to Reduce Fraud

There is a great deal of fraudulent activity taking place these days, mostly in response to the tough economic times the nation is facing. Many companies, instead of using Sarbanes-Oxley, have done little to try and prevent fraud. The whole purpose of creating the Sarbanes-Oxley (SO) regulations was to help restore the faith in executives …

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Trade Secrets Are Intellectual Property

Can you keep a secret? If you can’t, you may find yourself in legal hot water for spilling the beans. Just about everyone has heard or read about trade secrets. They’re the stuff spy novels are based on and make terrific cases to report on for the 6 o’clock news. For those that don’t know …

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Texas Non-Compete Agreements Just Got Easier to Enforce

Just recently, the Texas Supreme Court handed down a decision that will make non-compete agreements a whole lot easier for employers to enforce. Anytime there is a change in employment law and you happen to be running a business, make it a point to contact your Dallas business lawyer and ask what the latest changes …

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Discrimination in the Texas Workplace

Getting a job is tough, keeping one even tougher in these economic times. Layoffs are more prevalent, but they need to be for the right reasons. Just about every business in Texas has been forced to lay off people in order to downsize and keep their company open. In some instances however, the business has …

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