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Are My Wage Increases Matching Inflation?

wageincreasesThe US minimum wage gives employees the right to earn a certain amount of money to be…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on May 22, 2017

Could Raising the Minimum Wage Decrease Employment?

wage lawsMany states are now passing legislation to raise minimum wages. Previous minimum wages are not matching the…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on May 10, 2017

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

Are unpaid internships illegal?There have been several cases over the last several years involving unpaid interns filing…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Apr 12, 2017

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

Is your employer pushing pay below minimum wage?Disney recently paid $3.8 million in back wages to 16,339…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Apr 03, 2017

When Must My Employer Pay for Time On-Call?

Most people are familiar with the rules covering pay during normal working hours. Far fewer people, however, know…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Feb 06, 2017

Can I be Fired for Refusing Overtime?

You’ve had an arduous week, your spouse is trying to get ahold of you, and it’s late on a Friday…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Feb 01, 2017

Are Seasonal Workers Entitled to Normal Employment Rights?

As we move through the holiday shopping craze, many businesses are hiring seasonal workers to keep up…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 19, 2016

Will Overtime Laws Change in Texas?

The United States has recently been going through something of a battle about whether to extend overtime…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Dec 14, 2016

Do Texas Businesses Steal Wages from Immigrant Workers?

Crooked employers have a tendency to prey on people who are most vulnerable, such as the elderly, the disabled and immigrant workers. The very people…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Sep 21, 2016

Did this Texas Hospital Cheat Nurses out of Overtime Pay?

A Texas nurse is filing a class action lawsuit against a hospital in Houston on the grounds…

Posted by Dan Atkerson on Sep 12, 2016

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Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

Dan A. Atkerson has been protecting the rights of North Texas employees for over nearly four decades. He is affiliated with several prestigious legal organizations, including: 

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  • State Bar of Texas
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  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association 

Through aggressive, knowledgeable representation, he has helped clients all over the state reach significant verdicts and settlements. To schedule your free consultation at our law firm, request an appointment online or call us at (214) 383-3606.

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