Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson


What Is the “Glass Ceiling” and How Do You Know If You’re Under It?

The glass ceiling is a workplace discrimination term representing an imaginary barrier used to hold down women and minorities under it, limiting their advancement to…

Dan Atkerson Apr 26, 2017

Employees of New Tech Companies May Still be Subject to Workplace Discrimination

New “startup” tech companies have become more common in recent years, and offer different incentives and policies to draw in young and progressive workers. Being…

Dan Atkerson Apr 24, 2017

Why Is Google Being Accused of Gender Wage Discrimination?

The Department of Labor (DoL) has filed a lawsuit against Google to force it to turn over documents on employee compensation. Statistics gathered by the…

Dan Atkerson Apr 19, 2017

Are There Questions a Potential Employer Can’t Ask in a Job Interview?

Job interviews can be a terrifying experience. Potential employers throw dozens of questions your way about prior experience, your credentials and why you would be…

Dan Atkerson Apr 17, 2017

When are Unpaid Internships in Violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act?

There have been several cases over the last several years involving unpaid interns filing class action lawsuits to recover wages. MGM recently settled for $232,500…

Dan Atkerson Apr 12, 2017

Why Are CNN and Fox News Being Sued for Workplace Racial Discrimination?

CNN and Fox News are being sued by current and former employees for workplace racial discrimination. According to three Fox News Network employees, they were…

Dan Atkerson Apr 10, 2017

Should You Have an Attorney Review Your Noncompete Agreement?

Noncompete agreements are designed to protect employers from unfair competition and leaking of private company information. However, there is a line of employee freedom that…

Dan Atkerson Apr 05, 2017

Wage Theft: How Do Employers Push Pay Below Minimum Wage?

Disney recently paid $3.8 million in back wages to 16,339 of its Disney World employees. According to the employees, they were forced to buy and…

Dan Atkerson Apr 03, 2017

Two Employees Sue Fox News for Racial Discrimination

Two employees are suing Fox News Network. According to the employees, they were targeted with racist comments. The lawsuit follows months of scandals involving sexual…

Dan Atkerson Apr 03, 2017

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