Blog

Termination

Worklaw® Network Member Kamer Zucker Abbott (Las Vegas, NV) Secures Win Before Nevada Court Of Appeals
April 2, 2019
The Nevada Court of Appeals recently upheld the disqualification of unemployment benefits to a former employee based on misconduct, reversing a state district court decision which had found in favor of the employee.
Read More >

Ontario Employer’s Just Cause Assertion Backfires, Results in $1,000,000 in Liability Time
March 1, 2019
Ontario’s Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial decision in which an employer’s tactical pursuit of a just cause defence and counterclaim backfired catastrophically and resulted in a cumulative award of over $1 Million.
Read More >

Federal Court Dismisses Worker’s Retaliatory Discharge Lawsuit, Which Claimed He Was Fired for Filing Whistleblower Case
February 15, 2019
A Dallas retaliatory discharge claim can arise under many different sets of circumstances.
Read More >

CMS Employment Practice Group Guides to Dismissals - Europe, Asia & Latin America
February 11, 2019
CMS is happy to share with you the 2019 edition of the CMS Guides to Dismissals.
Read More >

Texas Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of Sex Discrimination Lawsuit by TXDOT Employee Who Took State Property
January 18, 2019
There are a seemingly endless array of situations that can lead to a Dallas employment discrimination lawsuit, some of which have merit but many of which do not.
Read More >

Employers Tread Carefully! The Interplay between Federal and State Laws Regarding Medical Marijuana Usage
December 5, 2018
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has a reputation as an employee-friendly forum.  Yet that Court recently rendered a decision that employers should applaud.
Read More >

Inconsistency Does It Again
November 30, 2018
When it comes to compliance with Fair Employment Practices statutes and regulations, employers generally are not required to treat everyone the same. Rather, they’re required to have business reasons that explain the difference in treatment and to apply those reasons consistently.
Read More >

Texas Court of Appeals Reverses Dismissal on Plea to Jurisdiction in Former Policeman’s Whistleblower Suit
October 17, 2018
Not every Dallas employment litigation case arises from allegations of age or race discrimination or accusations of sexual harassment. Sometimes, litigation arises as a result of an alleged violation of another law, such as the Texas Whistleblower Act.
Read More >

Dallas Area Court of Appeals Agrees that Discharged Employee Failed to Prove Retaliatory Discharge Under Texas Law
August 14, 2018
Since Texas is an “employment at-will” state, generally employees can be fired for good cause, no cause, or even bad cause – as long as the “cause” is not illegal under state or federal law (such as age or race discrimination).
Read More >

District of Minnesota Allows Punitive Damages Claim to Proceed to Trial in Minnesota Whistleblower Act Retaliation Case
April 25, 2018
After an appeal to the Eighth Circuit which reinstated the plaintiff’s whistleblower retaliation claim, A Minnesota District Court Judge issues a decision denying summary judgment to the employer on the plaintiff’s claim for punitive damages.
Read More >

Court Green-Lights Nurses’ Defamation Claims
March 30, 2018
Even in good times, employers can feel that their every personnel decision is fraught with legal risk. Of course, in times of crisis, employers must often act decisively to protect their businesses and reputations.
Read More >

CMS Guides to Dismissals Across Europe, Asia and Latin America
February 23, 2018
CMS Employment Group is pleased to share with you the new edition of the Guides to Dismissals.
Read More >

Tweets Follow

Jun 25

Minnesota Upcoming Changes to Employer Recordkeeping and Wage Theft Statutes https://t.co/J2w7NXiayn

Jun 25

Penalizing the Employer for the EEOC’s Mistake? https://t.co/j07tjA6Bpm

Jun 24

Oregon Workplace Fairness Act Sails Through to Law https://t.co/LJzLHfjJ90