Dallas, Texas Trade Secret Lawyer Discusses Workplace Challenges When Employees Use Their Own Devices for Work-Related Activities

/cdklawyers.com// 08/04/2012 Keith Clouse, a Dallas, Texas trade secret lawyer, notes that many employers now allow employees to use their own devices (smart phones, iPads, and other devices) for work-related activities. Mr. Clouse cautions these employers to consider the challenges inherent in letting employees use their own devices for work-related tasks.   Employers run the […]

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules on FLSA Issue

/cdklawyers.com// 06/18/2010 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled on a Fair Labor Standards Act matter.  Gagnon v. United Technisource, Inc., No. 09-20098 (5th Cir. May 27, 2010), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/09/09-20098-CV0.wpd.pdf.  The plaintiff, a skilled craftsman, contracted with his employer to be paid $5.50 per hour for “straight time” and $20.00 per hour for […]