Workplace Myths Revealed: Dallas Attorney Provides Insight

/ 11/26/2011 The US News & World Report published an article recently regarding workplace myths. Keith Clouse, a Dallas attorney who specializes in employment law, provides further insight into these myths.   Among the myths that are “busted”:• Employees have legal recourse for unfair treatment. Fair or not, according to Mr. Clouse, as long as an […]

EEOC Posts Guidance Regarding Americans with Disabilities Act

/ 11/05/2011 The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits an employer from discriminating against a qualified individual on the basis of a disability. Many employers struggle to interpret and apply this law, especially in light of amendments made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Fortunately, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the governmental agency charged with […]

Fifth Circuit Affirms Judgment for Employer in Disability Case

/ 11/03/2011 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a decision for an employer in a disability case. Griffin v. United Parcel Service, Inc., No. 10-30854 (5th Cir. Oct. 19, 2011), available at   Following leave and because his previous position had been filled, an employee was assigned to an overnight shift. The […]

Dallas Employment Law Attorney Keith Clouse Believes Treating Employees with Respect Leads to Fewer Employment Lawsuits

/ 08/01/2010 Keith Clouse, a Dallas attorney who advises employers on employment-related issues, believes that an employer can minimize its exposure to employment lawsuits by simply treating its employees fairly and with respect during the termination process.  A terminated employee who feels humiliated and mistreated is far more likely to sue a former employer than […]

Thinking of Joining a Start-Up Company?

/ 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 […]