Texas Employment Law Attorney Reminds Healthcare Groups to Revisit Employment-Related Documents and Policies

/cdklawyers.com// 09/14/2012 A healthcare group typically consults with legal counsel when setting up the practice. At that time, a group typically hires an attorney to draft physician employment agreements, operating agreements, employee handbooks, and job descriptions as well as set up proper procedures for resolving personnel issues. Then, many healthcare groups do not consult with […]

End-of-Year Employment Law Considerations

/cdklawyers.com// 12/23/2011 Many companies are scrambling right now to get through the busiest part of the year and to resolve end-of-year financial issues. That said, this time is ideal for a company’s human resources team to review the company’s employment files, policies, and practices and to make changes for the upcoming year.   The human […]

Labor and Employment Alert

/cdklawyers.com/Dallas Employment Lawyer – Attorney Keith Clouse/ 03/18/2011 Recent amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) require employers to provide nursing mothers with adequate break times and space in which to express breast milk.  This law requires employers to provide “reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child […]

Employers May Need to Update Employee Handbooks for Calendar Year 2011

/cdklawyers.com// 11/08/2010 As the final months of 2010 come around, many employers may be thinking ahead to 2011.  The coming new year provides a chance for an employer to reflect on which company policies are working (or not working) and to verify that its policies comply with all applicable laws.  Reviewing and updating an employee […]

Employment Law Attorney Keith Clouse Reports Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act Takes Effect

/cdklawyers.com/Keith Clouse – Texas Employment Lawyer The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”), signed into law in May 2008 by President George Bush, took effect on November 21, 2009.  GINA prohibits employers, employment agencies, and unions from discriminating against an individual based on the person’s genetic information.  Specifically, GINA prohibits an employer from using genetic information […]