Dallas Employment Laws and Regulations
Dallas employment laws and regulations applying to the workplace are complicated. If you are trying to figure it out, you know it is not easy. It is confusing. You need an expert Dallas employment lawyer for assistance – an expert with experience. Here is a quick introduction.
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Dallas Employment Lawyer – Wage and Hour
The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department of Labor monitors and enforces several workplace laws including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The FLSA establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in F
If your civil rights have been violated our Dallas Labor Law Attorney can help.
A civil right is an enforceable right or privilege, which if interfered with by another gives rise to an action for injury.
Examples of civil rights are freedom of speech, press, and assembly; the right to vote; freedom from involuntary servitude; and the ri
Are you a federal contractor or do you work for a federal contractor? If so, then in addition to the usual workplace laws, additional demands and requirements apply to you.
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is a federal agency which enforces affirmative action and equal employment opportunities required of th
In Dallas today, “Human Resources Management” is almost totally influenced by state and federal laws, decisions and regulations dealing with employment issues. Not too long ago, that was not true. Today it is.
A human resources manager, personnel officer or supervisor who tries to manage people and implement policies without acces
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent federal agency vested with the power to safeguard employee and employer rights regarding organization and unions. The NLRB determines when and how employees may have unions as their bargaining representative. It also acts to prevent and remedy “Unfair labor practices” committ
It’s hard to find the right Dallas labor law attorney to handle your workplace problem. You want a employment lawyer who has “has been there…done that.” Right?
Some Dallas employment lawyers ads and websites make you think fixing a workplace issue is easy, if you just get tough. Hire a labor law firm to write a strong letter or go to court and wham! It’s fixed.
It’s not that simple. Most employment lawyers in Dallas won’t tell you that satisfactorily solving a workplace problem can be rough; it can hurt more, and can be risky, before it’s fixed. It is a time consuming and, many times, an unpleasant legal process. There are many variables affecting the outcome. I know. I’ve “been there . . . done that.”
Employment problems are draining. On average, each of us spends around 9 hours a day at work. Spending that time also mulling over a work-related problem can cause you to fuss and fume and waste a lot of energy. Work related stress can cause lower confidence, poor concentration, customer complaints, and even illness. An employer sees high turnover and probably only guesses why.
Workloads and work environments begin to change and so do supporting relationships. You work harder and longer hours, but the stress is still there. Your work was once a positive, now it’s a source of conflict and unacceptable behavior. It can cause you to burn bridges and ultimately burnout.
HR is not helping.
You need professional legal help. You need someone with experience and ability. You may need a Dallas labor law attorney.
As an employment lawyer in Dallas, I understand labor law and issues. Not every labor attorney has that specialized knowledge, skill and experience.
Being a good employment attorney is not what you do. Being a good attorney is what you are.
My pursuit of being an effective and efficient employment attorney is my passion and began over thirty-five years ago. I’ve been hired to resolve labor disputes in almost every state and in almost every kind of workplace imaginable – Fortune 50 companies, government science projects, services industries, retail, manufacturing, groceries, insurance agencies and family businesses.
I understand the variables which affect solutions to employment problems. I am privileged to have been recognized as a labor and employment law expert by my fellow lawyers.
I am interested to find out if I can help you with your company’s workplace legal issue. No charge for your visit. If I can’t help you, I will help you find someone who can.
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