Dallas Employment Lawyer: Consult a Lawyer Before Signing a Release

/cdklawyers.com// 07/29/2012 When an employer terminates an employee, the employer may offer the employee severance funds in exchange for the employee’s release of any legal claims against the employer. Dallas employment lawyer Keith Clouse suggests that an employee who is presented with such a release contact legal counsel before signing it.   An employee presented […]

Employers May Need to Update Employee Handbooks for Calendar Year 2011

/cdklawyers.com// 11/08/2010 As the final months of 2010 come around, many employers may be thinking ahead to 2011.  The coming new year provides a chance for an employer to reflect on which company policies are working (or not working) and to verify that its policies comply with all applicable laws.  Reviewing and updating an employee […]

Contact Counsel Before Terminating Employees

/cdklawyers.com// 09/06/2010 In Texas, well-settled law allows an employer to terminate an at-will employee for a good reason, a bad reason, or no reason at all, as long as the termination is not based on a characteristic of the employee that is protected by law (ie: a person’s race, pregnancy, or religious affiliation).  Even so, […]