Dallas, Texas Employment Law Specialist Highlights Key Federal Discrimination Laws

/cdklawyers.com// 09/30/2011 Keith Clouse, a Dallas, Texas employment law specialist who has practiced employment law for more than twenty years, highlights the key federal discrimination laws that apply to most private employers. The key federal discrimination laws that apply to most private employers include:• Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: prohibits employment discrimination […]

A Physician Non-Compete Agreement Must Include a Buy-Out Provision

/cdklawyers.com// 10/14/2010 Many employers and Texas physicians enter into covenant not to compete agreements (also known as non-compete agreements).  These agreements typically prevent a doctor from practicing medicine within a certain territory surrounding the employer for a certain period of time after the employment relationship terminates. Keith Clouse, a Dallas, Texas employment lawyer who frequently […]

Hiring an Attorney to Handle a Non-Compete Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 09/30/2010 In Texas, an employer can contract with an employee to prevent the employee from competing with the employer after the parties end their relationship.  These contracts are called non-compete agreements or covenants not to compete.  Given the serious obligations imposed by most non-compete agreements and the potential for huge business losses if a […]

Pros and Cons of Hiring Independent Contractors

/cdklawyers.com// 02/06/2010 Given the country’s economic situation, some businesses have contemplated using independent contractors—instead of hiring employees—as a possible way to save money.  Keith Clouse, a Dallas employment law specialist, notes that a company should carefully weigh the pros and cons of relying on independent contractors before altering its staffing plan. Using independent contractors can […]