In the Fifth Circuit, which includes Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, Title VII does not prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or transgender status
In Texas, an employer can be held liable for its employees’ negligence if, at the time of the accident, the worker was an employee (not an independent contractor) and was acting in the course and scope of his employment.
In Texas, covenants limiting employees’ professional mobility are unlawful restraints on trade unless they fall within the exception created by the Covenants not to Compete Act.
Today, President Obama signed into law S. 1890, which will allow companies to sue entities in federal court over allegations of trade secrets theft. Previously, the Senate
In Texas, employment is presumed to be at-will. This means that, absent a specific agreement to the contrary, employment may be terminated by the employer
A recent case from the Houston Court of Appeals demonstrates how failing to document the exact terms of a sales commission arrangement can result in a