November 2015 Blog Posts Archives

Did You Know These Were Illegal Interview Questions?

Group of Multiethnic Diverse Business People

Workplace discrimination is a sad truth in every part of employment. Sometime, it…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Nov 30, 2015

How Bad Is Transgender Discrimination in the Workplace?

Male Female SymbolsWorkplace discrimination affects all people, but few experience such vehement and blatant discrimination as those who…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Nov 27, 2015

Why Do Cancer Survivors Experience Workplace Discrimination?

Group of Multiethnic Diverse Business PeopleResearchers at Penn State University recently conducted a study that found cancer survivors…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Nov 25, 2015

HERO Opposition May Attack Dallas Equal Rights Ordinance Next

Male Female SymbolsShortly after the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance’s demise, the same people that fought so hard to…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Nov 23, 2015

A Man’s Job: Gender Discrimination Against Men

Father Dressed For Work Holding Baby In BedroomEmployers and employees alike are accustomed to being on the lookout…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Nov 20, 2015

Myth Busting: The Most Common Overtime Violations

Obama Announces New Overtime RulesState and federal law regarding overtime can be quite complicated, which some employers try…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Nov 18, 2015

What Does HERO’s Demise Mean for LGBT Employees in Houston?

Group of Multiethnic Diverse Business PeopleIf you haven’t already heard, Houston residents have voted to reject HERO. The…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Nov 16, 2015

Scientists Created Fake Resumes to Prove Disability Discrimination

Disabled office worker with colleagueResearchers at Rutgers and Syracuse Universities have concluded that many employers still practice disability…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Nov 13, 2015

Five Remedies for Age Discrimination

Woman in an interviewIn decades past, baby boomers commonly repeated the phrase, “don’t trust anyone over 30,” but…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Nov 11, 2015

Paul Ryan Opposes Paid Family Leave While Asking for More Family Time

Father Dressed For Work Holding Baby In BedroomPaul Ryan opposes paid family leave, but recently rejected a proposal…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Nov 09, 2015

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Dan A. Atkerson has been protecting the rights of North Texas employees for over nearly four decades. He is affiliated with several prestigious legal organizations, including: 

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  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association 

Through aggressive, knowledgeable representation, he has helped clients all over the state reach significant verdicts and settlements. To schedule your free consultation at our law firm, request an appointment online or call us at (214) 383-3606.

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