February 2017 Blog Posts Archives

Employee Rights: During the Hiring Process

Should an employer fail to adhere to proper guidelines during the hiring process, it could leave itself vulnerable…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Feb 27, 2017

What Should I Do If My Employer Ignores Sexual Harassment Complaints?

A report in the SE Texas Record brought attention to an unacceptable situation that took place at a…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Feb 22, 2017

Why Are Sexual Harassment Claims Increasing at Texas Colleges?

Reportedly, since 2013, there has been a 618 percent increase in sexual harassment claims at Texas Tech University.…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Feb 20, 2017

How Are Dallas LGBT Businesses Combating Discrimination?

According to the Dallas News, Texas lawmakers are considering a proposed bathroom bill similar to the legislation in…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Feb 15, 2017

Do Employers Have to Give Advanced Notice Before a Layoff?

Earlier this month, the Dallas News reported that AT&T would layoff around 54 employees at a call center…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Feb 13, 2017

Can I be Fired for Something I Say in My Blog?

With blogging comes liability risks, and the larger your audience, the greater the risk. You can quickly be…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Feb 08, 2017

When Must My Employer Pay for Time On-Call?

Most people are familiar with the rules covering pay during normal working hours. Far fewer people, however, know…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Feb 06, 2017

Can I be Fired for Refusing Overtime?

You’ve had an arduous week, your spouse is trying to get ahold of you, and it’s late on a Friday…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Feb 01, 2017

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Dan A. Atkerson has been protecting the rights of North Texas employees for over 36 years. He is affiliated with several prestigious legal organizations, including: 

  • United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit
  • State Bar of Texas
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  • 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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