Law Offices of Dan A. Atkerson

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Is a Liquidated Damages Clause Enforceable in an Employment Agreement?

Is a liquidated damages clause of $500,000, entered against a person terminated under an employment agreement, enforceable at law in Texas? This was the issue…

Dan Atkerson Mar 13, 2017

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

This Texas Worker Accused His CEO of Assault in the Workplace

A Houston worker is accusing his CEO of assault in the workplace. The man worked at a plant that produces eggrolls for grocery store chains.…

Dan Atkerson Oct 05, 2016

What Are Some Examples of Workplace Retaliation?

One of the many problems with sexual harassment, unsafe work environments, or any other employment law issue is that if you complain, you could also…

Dan Atkerson Aug 17, 2016

What If I Get Fired for Making a Complaint About Safety Violations to OSHA?

As an employee, your safety should be on the top of an employer’s list of priorities. When it’s not, however, you may be forced to…

Dan Atkerson Jun 27, 2016

How Do You Know If an Employer is Committing Workplace Retaliation?

Many people likely know that there are laws in place to protect employees from offenses such as workplace discrimination or sexual harassment, but as an…

Dan Atkerson Jun 13, 2016

Did Dr. Phil Take Hostages at Work?

Dr. Phil is no stranger to lawsuits being filed against him, but this new suit may just take the cake for most serious allegations. A…

Dan Atkerson Feb 01, 2016

How to Recognize Common Workplace Retaliation Tactics

Not only are there laws to protect employees from workplace discrimination and sexual harassment, but employees are also protected from punishments for making discrimination or…

Dan Atkerson Dec 16, 2015

What Happens When a Business Retaliates Against a Whistleblower?

Chief Judge B. Lynn Winmill was quick to remind employers that the courts will not stand for workplace retaliation. In a recent Federal District Court…

Dan Atkerson Oct 26, 2015

How to Retaliate Against Workplace Retaliation

Most people know that they have workplace protection against things like discrimination and sexual harassment, but some people may not be fully aware that they…

Dan Atkerson Sep 04, 2015

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