Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson


Employee Rights: When Facing Discipline

Employee discipline is never a fun experience to go through. It can, however, be an effective means for improving performance, productivity, and motivation, when used…

Dan Atkerson Mar 01, 2017

Is This Major Trucking Company Guilty of Religious Discrimination?

After a long battle and multiple investigations, a large trucking company has agreed to pay damages for religious discrimination.

The case began after a group of…

Dan Atkerson Nov 30, 2016

Does the Federal Law Prohibit Religious Discrimination Against Atheists?

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employers from making employment decisions based on a person’s religious beliefs. To take negative action against an employee…

Dan Atkerson Aug 10, 2016

Can My Boss Stop Me from Wearing Religious Clothing at Work?

Religious discrimination continues to be a serious issue within our country. Workplace discrimination based on your religion can be hugely detrimental to you, since it…

Dan Atkerson Aug 03, 2016

How Many Workplace Discrimination Complaints Are Made Every Year?

Workplace discrimination is a problem in our job force every day. Whether it’s a product of ignorance, hatred, or both, it can cause extreme hardship…

Dan Atkerson Feb 19, 2016

Religious Discrimination Against Muslims On the Rise

A workplace conflict over religious accommodations recently came to a head after a meat processing plant fired about 150 Muslim employees who refused to show…

Dan Atkerson Feb 03, 2016

Season’s Greetings: Texas Law and Religious Holidays

December is a very busy month for many religions. Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa all have very important religious holidays this month. What does Texas employment…

Dan Atkerson Dec 02, 2015

Texas Lt. Gov. Urges Legislators to Better Protect Against Religious Discrimination

Dan Patrick, Texas Lieutenant Governor, has urged Texas Legislature to work harder to protect our religious liberties. He suggests that local anti-discrimination ordinances may be…

Dan Atkerson Oct 19, 2015

SCOTUS Rules for Elauf in Religious Discrimination Case

The high-profile case of Samantha Elauf reached a milestone on June 1 when the Supreme Court reversed a lower court’s ruling in favor of clothing…

Dan Atkerson Jun 10, 2015

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