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Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

Employment Discrimination and Layoffs of Older Employees

Experienced attorney Dan A. Atkerson will fight to protect the rights of those dealing with cases of employment discrimination and layoffs of older employees.

Dan Atkerson Sep 07, 2017

Wrongful Termination Cases Involving Overtime Claims

Although Texas is an at-will employment state, non-exempt employees cannot be fired for making legitimate, authorized overtime claims.

Dan Atkerson Aug 21, 2017

When to Hire an Employment Attorney: Illegal Firing

Even in an at-will employment state such as Texas, some instances of firing are not legal. Find out when you need an employment attorney.

Dan Atkerson Aug 07, 2017

Should I Be an Employee and Not a Contractor?

How you are classified as an employee affects your life in many ways. It is the difference in being covered by many federal and state…

Dan Atkerson Jul 19, 2017

Texas Colleges Pass New Sexual Assault Laws

Big headlines were made about the Baylor sexual harassment scandal, in which Baylor experienced over 125 sexual assault allegations against players from 2011 to 2015.…

Dan Atkerson Jul 17, 2017

How Much Sick Leave Time Do I Get in Texas?

If you’re ill, you should not have to power through it to prove that you are a dedicated employee. Too many times, workers continue to…

Dan Atkerson Jul 12, 2017

How to Prove Discrimination in the Workplace

Discrimination happens in many work places around the country, and it’s not just industries that are older or male-oriented. Many employees may be part of…

Dan Atkerson Jul 10, 2017

Hiring Discrimination: What Questions Are Not Allowed?

Questions are a very important part of the hiring process, as they are needed to determine if applicants are the best fit for that role.…

Dan Atkerson Jul 03, 2017

Why Is There Still Such a Large Pay Gap in the United States?

The wage gap between men and women in this country has historical implications, and despite many years of equal rights efforts, women are still paid…

Dan Atkerson Jun 28, 2017

Do Employers Need to Give Fathers Time Off for the Birth of a Child?

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Many people may not associate time off for the birth of a child with…

Dan Atkerson Jun 26, 2017

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