March 2017 Blog Posts Archives

Texas Lawmaker Introduces Pay Equity Bill to Close Wage Gap

Can this new bill close the Texas wage gap?A Texas lawmaker introduced a bill that would amend…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Mar 29, 2017

Would You Ever Consider Working Past 90?

The oldest working nurse in America is about to turn 92 years old. While most people are retiring in their 60s and 70s, she is…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Mar 28, 2017

Employee Rights: Is Appearance Discrimination Against the Law?

Appearance discrimination may be discrimination under Title VIISome employees and jobseekers may be discriminated against the for…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Mar 27, 2017

Experiment Reveals How Women Are Harassed in the Workplace

Targeted with harassment? You may have legal options.A former worker at an employment service firm recently tweeted…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Mar 22, 2017

Employee Rights: What Steps Can You Take if You Are Experiencing Workplace Discrimination?

How can you fight back against workplace discrimination?Workplace discrimination can make people feel confused, angry and terrified…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Mar 20, 2017

Can an Age Discrimination Claim Stand if a Younger Person was Not Hired as a Replacement?

age discrimination claimPlaintiff was a security officer at the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS),…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Mar 15, 2017

Is a Liquidated Damages Clause Enforceable in an Employment Agreement?

Liquidated damages in employment agreementIs a liquidated damages clause of $500,000, entered against a person terminated under…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Mar 13, 2017

Employee Rights: Protections from Discrimination in the Workplace

employee rightsOur blog last week discussed rights you have during the hiring process. You also have workplace…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Mar 08, 2017

Can Harassment in the Workplace Hurt Business Reputation?

Uber is in the midst of a massive scandal after a former employee published a blog outlining widespread…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Mar 06, 2017

Employee Rights: When Facing Discipline

Employee discipline is never a fun experience to go through. It can, however, be an effective means for…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Mar 01, 2017

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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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