August 2015 Blog Posts Archives

Social Media Mistakes that May Cost You a Job

Image of faces of business people with boss in frontWhen you’re on the job hunt, it’s generally…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Aug 31, 2015

Uber Misclassification Suit Has Opened the Door for Other Independent Contractors

TimesheetIn a recent ruling it was decided that the ride-sharing app Uber misclassified one of its…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Aug 28, 2015

The Olsen Twins are Being Sued for Overworking Unpaid Interns

Pregnant business consultant answering a question during a meeting at office Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have been…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Aug 26, 2015

Josh Trank May Be in Trouble After Possible Fantastic Four Breach of Contract

Employment agreement contractJosh Trank, the director of the recent Fantastic Four reboot, may have cost 20th…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Aug 24, 2015

The Fine Lines: Firing an Employee with a Contract

Employment agreement contractAn employer’s ability to fire an employee with a contract is greatly limited. The…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Aug 21, 2015

A Minority Report: Sexual Harassment of Men in the Workplace

Father Dressed For Work Holding Baby In Bedroom Sexual harassment in the workplace has been under the…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Aug 19, 2015

Does Craig James Have a Religious Discrimination Case?

Employment agreement contractFormer pro footballer and longtime sports broadcaster Craig James has officially filed a lawsuit…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Aug 17, 2015

Understanding Overtime Laws and Getting What You’re Owed

Employment agreement contractHourly employees are entitled to overtime pay for any time they work beyond the…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Aug 14, 2015

The Difference Between Water Cooler Talk and Defamation

Haters gonna hate. But never forget that if a hater says something that hurts your reputation, or even worse, if they publish something damaging, then…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Aug 12, 2015

Recognizing Pregnancy Discrimination is Important for Expectant Mothers

Maternity leave babyIt is true that most companies in the U.S. have become considerably more understanding…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Aug 10, 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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