December 2015 Blog Posts Archives

Eight Teachers Were Just Awarded Thousands for Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Pregnant business consultant answering a question during a meeting at officeEight teachers formerly employed at Scammon Elementary School…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 30, 2015

For Women Enduring a Hostile Work Environment, Here’s How to Beat It

Director yelling at the assistantWhile there has been enormous progress in recent decades toward creating a working environment…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 28, 2015

What to Do If an Employer Rejects a FMLA Leave Request

Maternity leaveThe Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is an important federal law that affords employees the right…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 25, 2015

On the Playground: How to Stop Workplace Bullying

Director yelling at the assistantKids out on the playground are not the only ones who have to deal…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 23, 2015

When Is Affirmative Action Discriminatory?

Woman in an interviewWorkplace discrimination is a cancer in the job market, restricting thousands of potential workers from…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 21, 2015

5 Very Important Workplace Discrimination Cases Americans Should Know

Group of Multiethnic Diverse Business PeopleOver the years, there have been a great number of workplace discrimination cases…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 18, 2015

How to Recognize Common Workplace Retaliation Tactics

Hard business decisionNot only are there laws to protect employees from workplace discrimination and sexual harassment, but employees…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 16, 2015

Marco Rubio Would Reverse Obama’s Executive Order Against LGBT Discrimination

Male Female SymbolsMarco Rubio has consistently found himself farther right of almost all other presidential candidates this…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 14, 2015

What’s the Difference Between Sex Discrimination and Gender Identity Discrimination?

Male Female SymbolsSex discrimination and gender identity discrimination are fairly similar, and the EEOC has even come out…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 11, 2015

What If an Employer Instigates Sexual Harassment?

Gender DiscriminationA waitress in New York City claims to have been sexually harassed by coworkers after her manager…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 09, 2015

Dan Atkerson

Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

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: 

  • United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Supreme Court and all Texas trial and appellate courts 
  • Texas federal courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • 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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