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Employee Rights for COVID-19 in Texas

Texas workers have rights they can exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson discuss employee protections. If you live in…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Jan 06, 2021

Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act in Texas

Texas workers may wonder what will happen if they get sick or a family member gets sick during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Law Offices of…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Jan 03, 2021

Front Pay vs. Back Pay in Employment Law Cases

Employment law attorney Dan A. Atkerson discusses front pay and back pay, two types of damages that play important roles in many workplace lawsuits. Dan A.…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 05, 2020

Workers' Compensation Retaliation

Employment law attorney Dan A. Atkerson can help injured employees who face retaliation for filing a workers’ compensation claim. Dan A. Atkerson has helped numerous…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 04, 2020

Which Industries Have the Highest Gender Pay Gaps?

Although employment laws prevent discrimination on the basis of gender, it is widely known that women, on average, earn less than their male counterparts. Here,…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Nov 22, 2020

Can I Pursue a Lawsuit if I Signed an NDA?

Non-disclosure agreements, or NDAs, prevent employees from disclosing proprietary and non-public information obtained as an employee. Here, employment law attorney Dan A. Atkerson discusses whether…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Oct 30, 2020

Red Flags to Look for in Employment Contracts

When starting a new job, most employees are asked to sign an employment contract. While these contracts are meant to protect both the employer and…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Oct 29, 2020

What Can - and Can't - Employers Ask in a Job Interview?

Job interviews are an essential part of the hiring process. They help employers find people that they think will be a good fit for their…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Sep 28, 2020

Can Employers Request Medical Information about Employees?

Medical history is personal - but are employers allowed to request medical information about employees? Today we'll discuss when employers can and can't request this…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Sep 15, 2020

Employment Law and Confidentiality Agreements

In an attempt to protect trade secrets, keep financial records private, and prevent the disclosure of sensitive material, many employers ask their employees to sign…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Aug 31, 2020

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