Dallas Employment Lawyer Explains How Employers Can Help Their Employment Lawyers Increase Efficiency

/cdklawyers.com// 03/10/2012 Most businesses need employment law attorneys to litigate disputes with employees and to provide general employment law advice. Keith Clouse, a Dallas, Texas employment law counselor, suggests ways an employer can minimize the expenses associated with such services.   First, the employer should always contact a lawyer at the first sign of legal […]

Employment Law Issue: Addressing Short-timers’ Syndrome

/cdklawyers.com// 11/14/2010 A resigning employee typically gives an employer two weeks’ notice.  The employee then uses the notice period to wrap up projects and to answer questions while the employer either hires a replacement or divides the employee’s responsibilities among remaining employees.  But, unfortunately, some employees suffer from “short-timers’ syndrome” and lose any motivation to […]

Texas Statute of Limitations for Employment Contract Cases

/cdklawyers.com// 05/20/2010 Most high level employees and many salespeople work pursuant to employment agreements. Usually, the parties encounter no problems.  But if a party fails to perform according to the employment agreement’s terms, the wronged party may pursue a breach of contract claim in court. In Texas, most breach of employment contract lawsuits will be […]

Texas Supreme Court Orders Parties to Arbitrate Dispute

/cdklawyers.com// 05/17/2010 The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled that a trial court abused its discretion by refusing to grant a party’s motion to compel arbitration.  In re Odyssey Healthcare, Inc., No. 09-0786 (Tex. May 7, 2010), available at http://www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us/historical/2010/may/090786.htm.  Guadalupe Morales worked in El Paso for Odyssey Healthcare, Inc.  She sued Odyssey and her supervisor […]

Thinking of Joining a Start-Up Company?

/cdklawyers.com// 03/30/2010 An executive at an established corporation may be approached with a great business idea and the chance to be a founding member in a new start-up company.  But before the executive makes a leap, consideration should be given to a couple key areas. First, a young start-up company may not be able to […]