Terminating an Employee Who Belongs to a Protected Class

/cdklawyers.com// 11/18/2010 An employer’s reason for discharging an employee cannot be based on the employee’s membership in a class protected by law.  For example, an employer cannot fire an employee because the employee is of a certain race or religion or because the employee is pregnant.  But, of course, an employer may fire 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, […]