Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson


How Much Sick Leave Time Do I Get in Texas?

If you’re ill, you should not have to power through it to prove that you are a dedicated employee. Too many times, workers continue to…

Dan Atkerson Jul 12, 2017

Do Employers Need to Give Fathers Time Off for the Birth of a Child?

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Many people may not associate time off for the birth of a child with…

Dan Atkerson Jun 26, 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

America’s Failing Maternity Leave Policies Force New Moms to Turn to Crowdfunding

America prides itself on being one of the most advanced developed nations on the globe, and yet in some respects, we fall behind in offering…

Dan Atkerson May 09, 2016

Baby, I’m Back: Returning to Work After Family Leave

With the final days of your FMLA leave approaching, it’s completely understandable to start freaking out a tad. A lot of mothers get almost as…

Dan Atkerson Feb 24, 2016

What to Do If an Employer Rejects a FMLA Leave Request

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is an important federal law that affords employees the right to take necessary time off to tend to…

Dan Atkerson Dec 25, 2015

A Crash Course: Family and Medical Leave Act

The Family and Medical Leave Act provides protection for employees that need to take time off work to deal with family or medical issues. There…

Dan Atkerson Oct 02, 2015

Employment Law Regarding Parental Leave

The birth of your child, or the day of adoption, should be the brightest point of your life. Ask any mother or father what the…

Dan Atkerson Sep 18, 2015

Texas Employee Sues Company for FMLA Violations

A Houston man has filed a complaint against his employer after the company allegedly violated the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), a law requiring…

Dan Atkerson May 22, 2015

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