Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson


What Caused the Dallas Police Pension Fund Debacle?

In case you missed it, The Dallas public pension system, which supports pension funds for policemen and firemen, is amid a financial crisis. A year…

Dan Atkerson Jan 30, 2017

What are Some Examples of Pregnancy Discrimination?

One of the fastest growing types of discrimination charges being filed are those of pregnancy claims. It is illegal under federal law for an employer…

Dan Atkerson Jan 25, 2017

Pension Fund Could Run Out Even Sooner Than Expected


A new “DROP” plan approved by the board recently could cause the Dallas public pension to run out of money in as little as five…

Dan Atkerson Jan 25, 2017

What Questions Should You Ask Potential Employment Attorneys?

No matter what is prompting you to seek the help of an attorney, choosing the right one is a crucial decision. Most people just choose…

Dan Atkerson Jan 23, 2017

Is Obesity a Disability According to Workplace Discrimination Law?

Some employers take one look at an overweight person and assume he cannot do his job. This is discrimination based on the belief that that…

Dan Atkerson Jan 18, 2017

How do Microaggressions Impact Employment Discrimination Cases?

What are Microaggressions? You may not have heard of microaggressions, but you have certainly heard them. Examples of microaggressions include questions like “what are you?” and…

Dan Atkerson Jan 16, 2017

Can You Get Unemployment Benefits During FMLA Leave?

Can a person simultaneously be on FMLA leave and claim unemployment? While the answer may seem obvious, the facts of this case muddle the water…

Dan Atkerson Jan 11, 2017

The Bathroom Bill That Could Cost the State of Texas Billions

The Texas Legislature convenes only once every two years for a maximum of 140 days. Texas is one of only four states that meets biennially…

Dan Atkerson Jan 04, 2017

Discrimination: The Inequality Problem That Affects Us All

Everyone is protected from discrimination. But what if the claim of discrimination is coming from the least likely of people: a wealthy, white male—what about…

Dan Atkerson Jan 02, 2017

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