Events & Webinars

HR Webinar: LGBTQ in the Workplace

September 19, 2019 at 12:00pm1:00pm

In the wake of the #MeToo era, preventing and responding to sexual harassment claims is on the minds of most employers.  Employers can face slightly more legally complex scenarios when alleged harasser is the same gender as the victim, where the victim is transgender, or where Title VII’s language has otherwise not been clearly extended to cover the offensive actions.  So what is the current status of the “because of sex” element to Title VII coverage?  Which courts are protecting employees from sexual orientation and transgender discrimination and which aren’t?  What will the U.S. Supreme Court do with the three cases on which it has accepted certiorari?  Are there local ordinances or pending legislation that protect or propose to protect LGBT workers? 

Firm Highlights

Publication

ADA Accommodations that Come with Fur and a Tail

Boa constrictors in the workplace?  Do we have to accommodate all employee pets?  Join HR attorneys Kevin Mosher and Laura Alaniz for a fun and informative discussion on pets in the workplace.   

Experience

Fifth Circuit Decision Secured In Civil Rights Case

Dallas partner John Ross, obtained a favorable decision from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of his clients, El Paso Hospital District and two of its nurses, on civil rights, constitutional, and...

Publication

The Trifecta: ADA, FMLA, and Workers Compensation

A look into ADA, FMLA, and Workers Compensation from both the HR and Risk Management side. How do they work together? Listen as Kevin and Senior Risk Manager of Patterson Companies, Maggie Hobbs discuss...

Publication

Interviewing Tips and Tricks

Publication

Flextime in the Workplace

Is flextime right for your office? How do you keep confidential information confidential when employees are working off site? Listen as Kevin Mosher talks to Bill Kelly, HR Director of Vinco, Inc., about piloting...

Publication

Paid Sick and Safe Leave

When you think of Texas do you think of mandatory paid time off laws? How would Paid Sick and Safe Leave affect your HR policies? Join Kevin and Erin McNamara as they discuss this...

Event

HR Red Alert: Texting, Cell Phones, Harassment & Social Media

Publication

Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination Unlawful? Supreme Court to Decide!

Listen to HR attorneys Kevin Mosher and Stephanie Rojo discuss sexual orientation discrimination and transgender discrimination issues and the exciting cases before the Supreme Court.  Will SCOTUS find that federal law protects employees and...