Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

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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

Are Americans Becoming More Accepting of LGBT Employment Rights?

Despite large and ongoing challenges that still exist for the LGBT community, numbers are showing that the majority of Americans now support additional LBGT employment…

Dan Atkerson Oct 24, 2016

Is Rent-A-Center Guilty of Sex Discrimination?

Rent-A-Center is a nationwide company that provides thousands of people with access to furniture, computers, and appliances. The company has been called a welcomed alternative…

Dan Atkerson Aug 01, 2016

What Makes This LGBT Discrimination Case So Important?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently announced that it reached a settlement deal with IFCO Systems after a manager working for a subsidiary of the…

Dan Atkerson Jul 20, 2016

LGBT Discrimination Goes Much Further Than the Bathroom

Workplace discrimination makes the lives of countless people incredibly hard. The LGBT community has fought a long time for equal employment rights, but has seen…

Dan Atkerson May 25, 2016

Marco Rubio Would Reverse Obama’s Executive Order Against LGBT Discrimination

Marco Rubio has consistently found himself farther right of almost all other presidential candidates this election period. When speaking on any topic – abortion, Syrian…

Dan Atkerson Dec 14, 2015

How Bad Is Transgender Discrimination in the Workplace?

Workplace discrimination affects all people, but few experience such vehement and blatant discrimination as those who identify as transgender. The recent repeal of HERO, Houston’s…

Dan Atkerson Nov 27, 2015

What Does HERO’s Demise Mean for LGBT Employees in Houston?

If you haven’t already heard, Houston residents have voted to reject HERO. The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance would have afforded protection against workplace discrimination for…

Dan Atkerson Nov 16, 2015

SCOTUS Ruling Could Put Texas LGBT Workers At Risk

While the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in favor of gay marriage will help many Americans enjoy the benefits of a legal recognition of their unions,…

Dan Atkerson Jul 06, 2015

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