Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson


Hiring Discrimination: What Questions Are Not Allowed?

Questions are a very important part of the hiring process, as they are needed to determine if applicants are the best fit for that role.…

Dan Atkerson Jul 03, 2017

Employee Rights: Protections from Discrimination in the Workplace

Our blog last week discussed rights you have during the hiring process. You also have workplace protections against discrimination after you an employer hires you. There…

Dan Atkerson Mar 08, 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 North Carolina. That legislation limits transgender individuals…

Dan Atkerson Feb 15, 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

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

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

Does the Texas Renaissance Festival Have a Discrimination Problem?

The Texas Renaissance Festival might be fun and games for many guests, but one woman is claiming there is a discrimination problem at the event.


Dan Atkerson Dec 26, 2016

Will New Guidelines on National Origin Discrimination Create a Fairer Workplace?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released new guidelines on how to handle national origin discrimination in the workplace. The guidelines clarify how discrimination laws…

Dan Atkerson Dec 08, 2016

Does this Prestigious University Have a Racial Discrimination Problem?

An Indian-American PhD candidate at the University of Chicago was allegedly fired for a reporting racial discrimination problem in the workplace.  Sameena Azhar worked in the university’s…

Dan Atkerson Nov 21, 2016

Did This Dallas Home Health Company Commit Pregnancy Discrimination?

Your Home Health LLC in Dallas has agreed to pay a former employee $20,000 in reparations for committing pregnancy discrimination. The company has also agreed…

Dan Atkerson Aug 15, 2016

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