Employer Liability Defense

Expertise Helping Employers Manage Legal Disputes

Employment Liability Defense is an area of labor law existing that prohibits an employer from discharging an employee. It deals with wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, invasion of privacy, false imprisonment, breach of contract, emotional distress, and wage and hour law violations.

Although employment law in Texas follows the at-will doctrine, employers cannot not terminate or otherwise discriminate against employers based on race, religion, national origin, religion, gender, sexual harassment, disability, and pregnancy. Additionally, employers may not retaliate against an employee because he or she complains of one these forms of employment discrimination.

Contact Russell Wilson Law today if you are the victim of discrimination or retaliation in the workplace.

Areas of focus include:

• Compensation and benefits
• Layoffs and furloughs
• Leaves (family, medical, ADA, etc.)
• Trade secret protection
• Personnel policies
• Discrimination
• Employee agreements and handbooks
• Harassment
• Interviewing and hiring
• Job applications and investigations (including Fair Credit Reporting Act requirements)
• Separation agreements
• Terminations
• Wage and hour regulations

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