It’s Summer Time: Are You Required to Pay Your Intern?

/cdklawyers.com/Dallas Employment Lawyer – Attorney Keith Clouse/ 08/11/2011 As students prepare to return to school, many are seeking to obtain work experience during the semester, even if it means taking an unpaid internship. However, employers need to understand their obligations when an internship is unpaid and when it is not. Under the Fair Labor Standards […]

Employer Liability

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Labor and Employment Alert

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Employers — Are You in Compliance?

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A Texas Temporary Restraining Order Can Prevent an Ex-Employee from Competing with a Former Employer

/cdklawyers.com// 09/12/2010 If an employee who is subject to a covenant not to compete leaves an employer to work for a competing business, the employer may find itself in an emergency legal situation.  Keith Clouse, a Dallas non-compete lawyer, suggests that an employer who believes an ex-employee has or will violate a non-compete agreement contact […]

Dallas Non-Compete Attorney Keith Clouse: Dallas Court of Appeals Rules for Physicians in Dispute with Employer

/cdklawyers.com// 07/21/2010 Dallas non-compete lawyer Keith Clouse notes that the Dallas Court of Appeals recently affirmed summary judgment for a group of physicians against their employer.  Greenville Surgery Center, Ltd. v. Beebe, No. 05-08-01045-CV (Tex. App.—Dallas July 9, 2010), available at http://www.5thcoa.courts.state.tx.us/cgi-bin/as_web.exe?c05topin.ask+D+59681. GSC owns an ophthalmology surgery center. A group of doctors invested in GSC […]