Dallas Employment Lawyer: Consult a Lawyer Before Signing a Release

/cdklawyers.com// 07/29/2012 When an employer terminates an employee, the employer may offer the employee severance funds in exchange for the employee’s release of any legal claims against the employer. Dallas employment lawyer Keith Clouse suggests that an employee who is presented with such a release contact legal counsel before signing it.   An employee presented […]

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Addresses FLSA Issue

/cdklawyers.com// 01/08/2011 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently addressed an issue arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Martin v. PepsiAmericas, Inc., No. 09-60896 (5th Cir. Dec. 28, 2010), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/09/09-60896-CV0.wpd.pdf.  The plaintiff sued her former employer for unpaid overtime wages.  The district court granted the employer’s motion to dismiss after finding that […]