Labor & Employment
News

05.29.18

Dallas Partner Secures Favorable Fifth Circuit Decision in Civil Rights Case

03.12.18

Nine TC Attorneys Nominated as Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

02.20.18

Laura Alaniz and Devin Vasquez Speaking on ADA Laws with HR Houston

02.08.18

Barry Moscowitz Speaking at CLM Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Conference

06.09.17

Austin Attorneys Head Three Austin Bar Association Sections

05.11.17

Laura Alaniz Speaking at 2017 Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues

09.27.16

Thompson Coe Elects Four New Partners

07.15.16

Take-Nothing Defense Verdict in Discrimination Case

01.21.16

Two Thompson Coe Attorneys Receive Board Certification in Labor & Employment Law

09.28.15

Executive Order Establishing Paid Sick Leave

09.01.15

Thompson Coe Expands Labor and Employment Practice

04.17.15

Dallas Associate Jason Weber Selected Texas Lawyer Litigator of the Week

03.06.15

Twelve Thompson Coe Attorneys Named Rising Stars

05.28.13

Thompson Coe Partners with Frances O'Meara To Open California Office

03.08.13

Twelve Thompson Coe Attorneys Announced as 2013 Super Lawyers - Rising Stars

05.01.12

Thompson Coe Welcomes Kevin Mosher to Saint Paul Office

10.03.11

Fifteen Thompson Coe Attorneys Announced as 2011 Super Lawyers

01.01.11

Thompson Coe Appoints Six New Partners

09.16.09

12 Thompson Coe lawyers selected as 2009 Super Lawyers

10.01.08

Third Annual Seminar on Labor & Employment Law Developments

12.01.07

Thompson Coe Names Four New Partners for 2008

09.17.07

Twelve Lawyers Named 2007 Super Lawyers by Texas Monthly magazine

10.06.06

Nine Thompson Coe Attorneys Named 2006 Super Lawyers

Publications

03.30.09

Labor & Employment Law Alert - COBRA Premium Changes

03.01.09

Summary Judgments Largely Eliminated Under the New ADA Amendments

01.30.09

Fifth Circuit Increases the Threat of Punitive Damages in Discrimination Cases

08.07.08

Supreme Court Affirms Alternative Retaliation Remedy

08.07.08

U. S. Supreme Court Holds Employers Bear the Burden of Production and Proof on ADEA RFOA Defense

08.01.08

A New Wave of FLSA Claims: Employees Using BlackBerrys From Home for Work-Related Purposes

02.01.08

A Victory for Employees Under the FLSA: Attorney’s Fees can Be Recovered Even When the Wages Owed Are Nominal

01.15.07

Wage & Hour Retaliation Suits: Calculating Damages For Employees Making More Money After They Leave

01.15.07

New Federal Rules Address “Electronically-Stored Information"

01.15.07

The “Reasonableness” of a Neutral Absence Control Policy

09.27.06

Minor Changes to Returning Employee’s Job Duties Do Not Violate FMLA

09.27.06

Employers Have Duty to Monitor Employees’ Electronic Communications to Prevent Harm to Non-Employees

09.27.06

Can I Come Along for the Ride? Piggybacking Employment Discrimination Claims

09.27.06

Only Willful Absences or Tardiness Deductions Allowed with Fluctuating Workweek

09.27.06

DOL’s Advisory Memorandum On “Donning And Doffing” Specialized Gear

09.27.06

Seniority System Prevails Over Requested ADA Accommodation

06.19.06

Employers Must Comply with State and Federal Document Disposal Rules

06.19.06

Pages from the Opposition’s Playbook: The EEOC Revises its Compliance Manual

06.19.06

Arbitration Agreements in Employee Handbooks: Are they Enforceable?

06.19.06

DOL Opinions: Timekeeping Policies and Pay Deductions for Exempt Employees

06.19.06

USERRA Claims are Subject to Binding Arbitration

06.19.06

The Application Process: How to Avoid Hiring the Bad Employee

06.19.06

Employees Can’t Use FMLA Leave for Unscheduled Workplace Breaks

05.01.06

Personality Testing: Do Your Pre-Employment Tests Violate the ADA?

03.31.06

Employees Must Be Compensated For “Donning & Doffing” Specialized Gear

03.31.06

Internet Recruiting: Who is an Applicant?

03.31.06

TWFC Accepts Retaliation Charges Regarding Emergency Evacuations

03.31.06

Job Coach May Be A “Reasonable Accommodation”

01.04.06

Texas Legislature Applies New Standard To Non-Subscribers Seeking to Obtain Post-Injury Claim Waiver

01.04.06

Department of Labor Issues Final Rules Regarding Military Service

01.04.06

Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission Abolished

09.12.05

EEOC Revises its Compliance Manual Regarding Charge Filing Deadlines

09.12.05

EEOC Issues New Disability Guidance Regarding Cancer

09.12.05

Courts Lessen Employee’s Burden for Proving Retaliation Claim

06.15.05

IRS Authorizes Grace Periods for Employer-Sponsored FSA Accounts

03.21.05

Untimely Medical Certification Bars FMLA Claim

03.21.05

Employers Have New USERRA Obligations

03.21.05

Employers May Utilize Electronic I-9 Forms

03.21.05

Jury Waiver Agreements Revisited

01.03.05

Texas Supreme Court Narrows The Gap On Emotional Distress Claims

01.03.05

Employers Can Require Separate Bargaining Units for Staffing Agency Employees

01.03.05

Another Four Years: Employees Have More Time to Sue Employers For Racial Discrimination Claims

09.08.04

Out With The Old And In With The New: TWC Takes Over Administration Of The Texas Commission On Human

09.08.04

Supreme Court Extends Ellerth/Faragher Affirmative Defense To Certain Constructive Discharge Cases

09.08.04

Non-Unionized Employees do not have Weingarten Rights

05.03.04

DOL’s Long-Awaited “FairPay” Overtime Regulations Will Soon Take Effect

05.03.04

Employers May Discriminate in Favor of Their Most Senior Employees

05.03.04

Federal Recordkeeping Requirements: Who Is A “Job Applicant”?

01.05.04

Workplace Misconduct Investigations Now Excluded from the Fair Credit Reporting Act

01.05.04

Exempt Employees May Receive Overtime Pay

01.05.04

School District's Consideration of Late Grievance Waives Timelessness Defect

01.05.04

Steering Clear of the Runaway Jury

09.01.03

Good News for State Employers: Court Raises Employee's Burden of Proof in Whistleblower Lawsuits

09.01.03

OSHA Issues New Whistleblower Regulations: Defending a Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Charge

09.01.03

Plaintiffs find a Litigation Oasis in the Desert | Court Makes it Easier for Employees to Prove Discrimination

06.02.03

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies ADA's Definition of 'Employee'

06.02.03

State Employees Can Recover Money Damages for FMLA Violations

06.02.03

Avoiding Document Destruction Claims

06.02.03

Employers May File Counter-Claims Against Plaintiff-Employees

09.10.02

Does a Social Security Mis-Match Letter Obligate an Employer to Re-Verify an Employee's Employment

09.10.02

$760,000: The High Price of an Office Romance Gone Bad

09.10.02

Employees Gain Legal Ground: US Supreme Court Authorizes Recovery for Untimely Discriminatory Acts

06.20.02

Illegal Aliens Can’t Recover Backpay for ULP’s

06.20.02

FMLA Leave: To Designate or Not Designate--That Was the Question

06.20.02

Texas Supreme Court Narrows Scope of State’s Whistleblower Statute

06.20.02

U.S. Supreme Court Eases Filing Burdensfor Employment Discrimination Claimants

06.20.02

Texas Supreme Court Embraces Binding Arbitration in Employment Disputes

06.20.02

Beware of Social Security Mis-Match Letters

03.01.02

EEOC Not Bound By Arbitration Agreements

03.01.02

Dressing on the Employer’s Time

03.01.02

Applicants for Re-Hire are “Employees” Under FMLA’s Anti-Retaliation Prohibition

03.01.02

U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Reach of Disability Law

03.01.02

When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again...What are Employers to Do?

02.08.02

Where Angels Fear to Shred

12.28.01

Federal Appellate Court Affirms Non-Unionized Employees' Rights to Co-worker Representation During I

12.28.01

OFCCP Requires Federal Contractors to Submit Equal Opportunity Surveys

12.28.01

Three Federal Agencies Issue Joint Statement Against Employment Discrimination Following September 1

12.28.01

Responding to a Charge of Discrimination

12.06.01

State Farm Lloyds vs. Mireles

12.06.01

“Unfair Discrimination” Under Article 21.21-8 Takes on New Meaning

09.17.01

Texas Enacts Contraceptive Equity Law

09.17.01

Failure to Provide Birth Control in Health Plans Constitutes Sex Discrimination

09.17.01

Front Pay Not Subject to Damage Caps

06.06.01

Employees Can Be Forced to Arbitrate Workplace Disputes

06.06.01

What's In Your Future?

06.06.01

High Court Raises Bar for Employee Retaliation Claims

06.06.01

Disabled Employees Can Now Sue for Workplace Harassment

06.06.01

Handling EEOC Discrimination Charges

02.26.01

Injured Employees: You’ll Be Back WHEN?!?!

02.26.01

Age Discrimination Claimants: Go On-Take the Money & Run!

02.26.01

Viagra: The Ups and Downs

02.26.01

Gear Up Your Company’s Non-Compete Agreements

11.17.00

Notice of Electronic Monitoring Act: 1984 Revisited?

11.17.00

Do Your Employee Benefit Plans Comply with Federal Discrimination Laws?

11.17.00

Is Your Workplace Mother Friendly? The Answer May Surprise You!

11.17.00

Title VII Damage Caps: Calculating Your Maximum Exposure

11.17.00

Employers Potentially Liable for Harassing Postings on Electronic Bulletin Boards

08.15.00

Certain Evidence In Age Discrimination Cases Found Improper by Court of Appeals

08.15.00

No Duty Of Good Faith And Fair Dealing In The Employment Context

08.15.00

Sexual Harassment - The Roadmap to Avoid Liability

08.15.00

Non-Unionized Employees Entitled To Representation During Disciplinary Meetings

08.15.00

The Truth Shall Set You Free, But Fib and You May Fail

Past Events

03.06.17

Stephanie Rojo Speaking at 2017 Campference

05.04.16

9th Annual Texas Insurance and Tort Law Update

04.16.15

Ninth Annual Labor and Employment Seminar

12.18.14

HR Webinar Series: Interview Questions - Do's, Don'ts and Tips

11.20.14

HR Webinar Series: Independent Contractors vs. Employees: Identifying the Distinctions

10.16.14

HR Webinar Series: Key ACA Issues to Watch for in 2015

09.18.14

HR Webinar Series: FMLA - Handling the Interplay

08.21.14

HR Webinar Series: Conducting Employee Background Checks in an Anti-Background Check World

07.17.14

HR Webinar Series: Understanding 5 Critical Documents Every HR Professional Needs

06.12.14

HR Webinar Series: Conducting Harassment & Bullying Investigation

05.15.14

HR Webinar Series: Understanding Immigration Reform

04.24.14

HR Webinar Series: How to Properly Handle Employee's Struggles Due to a Disability

03.20.14

HR Webinar Series: A Study of Several Complicated Wage Payment Issues

02.20.14

HR Webinar Series: Visas - Understanding the Process of Finding and Sponsoring Foreign Workers

01.16.14

HR Webinar Series: Preview of Top HR Topics for 2014

12.19.13

HR Seminar Series: Disciplining & Firing Employees Without Fear

11.21.13

HR Seminar Series: Workplace Investigations

10.24.13

HR Seminar Series: Employee Drug Testing -- It's Not Just for Professional Athletes Any More!

09.19.13

HR Seminar Series: Interview Questions -- Do's, Don'ts and Tips

08.22.13

HR Seminar Series: Dealing With the Dilemma of Undocumented Workers

07.18.13

HR Seminar Series: Non-Compete Agreements -- Making Them Worth the Paper They are Printed On

06.20.13

HR Seminar Series: Independent Contractors -- Avoiding the Common Trap of Misclassifying Employees as Contractors

05.16.13

HR Seminar Series: Overtime Pay -- Exempt vs. Non-Exempt: How Most Companies Get it Wrong

04.18.13

HR Seminar Series: Handbooks for Dummies

03.21.13

HR Seminar Series: Green Card & Visa Sponsorship in an Era of Globalization

02.21.13

Seventh Annual Labor & Employment Seminar

02.14.13

HR Seminar Series: FMLA - Intermittent Leave Tips & Tactics

01.17.13

HR Seminar Series:  Hot Topics for HR in 2013

12.31.12

Saint Paul Office Releases Presentation Schedule for 2013

12.20.12

HR Seminar Series: "How Best To" Discipline & Fire Employees

11.15.12

HR Seminar Series: "How Best To" Hire Employees

10.18.12

HR Seminar Series: "How Best To" Handle Accommodating Disabilities

09.20.12

HR Seminar Series: Responding to an Unemployment Claim

08.16.12

HR Seminar Series: Form I-9 -- Everything You Need to Know

07.26.12

HR Seminar Series: Background Checks -- Buyer Beware!

01.11.12

Sixth Annual Labor & Employment Seminar

10.27.09

Fourth Annual Thompson Coe Labor & Employment Seminar

09.30.09

Albert Betts to Speak at 2009 Texas Workers Comp Forum

07.16.09 - 07.17.09

22nd Annual Employment Law Conference

10.01.08

Third Annual Seminar on Labor & Employment Law Developments

Past Webinars

07.19.18

HR Webinar: Myth & Mistakes of Independent Contractor Classifications

06.21.18

HR Webinar: Mid-Year Legislative Update

05.17.18

HR Webinar: Guns, Iguanas, and Free Speech in the Workplace: HR Dilemmas Answered

04.19.18

HR Webinar: Millennials v. Baby Boomers: Managing Different Generations

03.15.18

HR Webinar: Non-Competes Under Siege

02.15.18

HR Webinar: Trumping HR 2018: Past, Present, and Future Impact on HR

01.18.18

HR Webinar: #metoo & Workplace Harassment

12.14.17

HR Webinar: 5 Advanced FMLA Issues You Must Know

11.16.17

HR Webinar: Tackling Complex ADA Issues

10.19.17

HR Webinar: Complying with Workplace Immigration Laws for Businesses

09.14.17

HR Webinar: Sponsoring Foreign Workers for Visas and Green Cards

08.17.17

HR Webinar: Complex Wage and Hour Training

07.20.17

HR Webinar: Mid-Year Legislation Review

06.15.17

HR Webinar: Business Accessibility Rules Under the ADA

05.18.17

HR Webinar: Understanding New Paid Time Off Laws

04.20.17

HR Webinar: Getting to Know: Drug Testing and Medical Marijuana

03.16.17

HR Webinar: You Have Documents: Retention, Filing, Rules & Tips

03.14.17

TC Monthly Webinar: Quicker Resolution of Employer Liability Claims

02.16.17

Trumping HR - Forecasting the Impact of a Trump Administration on HR

01.19.17

HR Webinar Series: What to Know About the the New Form I-9

12.15.16

HR Webinar: Everything You Need to Know About - Wage & Hour Laws (FLSA)

11.17.16

HR Webinar Series: Everything You Need to Know About - Conducting Background Checks

10.20.16

HR Webinar Series: Everything You Need to Know About - Accommodating Disabilities

09.15.16

HR Webinar Series: Everything You Need to Know About - Terminations and Layoffs!

08.11.16

HR Webinar Series: Everything You Need to Know About - The New Overtime Rules!

07.21.16

HR Webinar Series: Mid-Year Legislative Review

07.12.16

TC Monthly Webinar: The Expansion of Joint Employer Liability - Emerging Trends in EPL Litigation

06.15.16

HR Webinar Series: Everything You Need to Know About - Pregnancies and Breastfeeding in the Workplace!

06.14.16

TC Monthly Webinar: Social Media in the Workplace: Employers Beware

05.19.16

HR Webinar Series: Advanced FMLA Issues

04.14.16

HR Webinar Series: How to Conduct a Harassment Investigation

03.17.16

HR Webinar Series: Everything You Need to Know About - Transgender Issues in the Workplace

02.18.16

HR Webinar Series: 5 Mistakes Employers Make and How to Fix Them!

01.21.16

HR Webinar Series: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going? A Review of 2015 & What to Watch for in 2016

12.17.15

HR Webinar Series: HR 101 - Part II: Overview of Wage & Hour Laws, Immigration and Employee Classification Issues

11.19.15

HR Webinar Series: HR 101 - Part I: Overview of Discrimination Laws, Harassment and the ADA/FMLA

10.15.15

HR Webinar Series: Handbooks 101

09.17.15

HR Webinar Series: Millennials and HR: Getting Ready for GenNext

08.20.15

HR Webinar Series: Form I-9: Everything You Need to Know

07.16.15

HR Webinar Series: Politicians Did What? Legislative Review & Forecast

06.18.15

HR Webinar Series: No Union? No Matter. Labor Laws & Non-Union Employers

05.21.15

HR Webinar Series: Interns: Risks, Rewards, and the Lawsuits Waiting to Happen    

04.23.15

HR Webinar Series: Unemployment Comp: Setting Yourself Up to Win

03.19.15

HR Webinar Series: Know Thy Visas: How to Employ Skilled Foreign Workers

02.19.15

HR Webinar Series: 5 Key Documents When Firing Someone

01.15.15

Hot Topics in HR for 2015

01.15.15

Hot Topics in HR for 2015

12.18.14

HR Webinar Series: Interview Questions - Do's, Don'ts and Tips

11.13.14

HR Webinar Series: Independent Contractors vs. Employees: Identifying the Distinctions

10.16.14

HR Webinar Series: Key ACA Issues to Watch for in 2015

09.18.14

HR Webinar Series: FMLA - Handling the Interplay

08.21.14

HR Webinar Series: Conducting Employee Background Checks in an Anti-Background Check World

07.17.14

HR Webinar Series: Understanding 5 Critical Documents Every HR Professional Needs

07.08.14

HR Webinar Series: Get to Know the New Women's Economic Security Act   

06.12.14

HR Webinar Series: Conducting Harassment & Bullying Investigation

05.15.14

HR Webinar Series: Understanding Immigration Reform

04.24.14

HR Webinar Series: How to Properly Handle Employee's Struggles Due to a Disability