Tag Archives: Wharton

Terminated for Storing Firearm in Vehicle While at Work, You May Have a Wrongful Discharge Claim

Beginning September 1, 2017, Texas made it easier for individuals to purchase and renew their license to carry a firearm by lowering the costs associated with the license.  Passed in May 2017, Senate Bill 16 reduces the price for applying for a license to carry from $140 to $40.  It also cut the renewal costs… Read More »

Terminated for Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim, You May Have a Claim.

Did you injury yourself at work?  Did you file a workers’ compensation claim?  Were you terminated thereafter?  If you answered yes to all the above questions, you may have a claim for workers’ compensation retaliation. Texas law provides protection for Texas workers filing for workers’ compensation and those testifying in workers’ compensation proceedings from retaliation… Read More »

Have You Experienced Retaliation in the Workplace?

State and Federal laws protect individuals from retaliation.  An employer may not fire, demote, harass or otherwise retaliate against an individual for submitting a complaint of discrimination, participating in a discrimination proceeding or otherwise opposing discrimination.  Note that most of these laws apply to private employers with 15 or more employees, and to all state… Read More »