Tag: Anti-Retaliation

Wrongful Termination


Wrongful Termination: Illegal Termination I often say that employment at-will is a misnomer; it should really be right-to-fire. The majority of states (including Texas) are employment at-will, meaning your employer can fire you for any reason whatsoever as long as it’s not an illegal reason. The next logical ... Read More
October 10, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Unpaid Wages Lawyer Fort Worth Texas


Employers often threaten employees with counterclaims in response to an employee’s lawsuit. However, most employment laws have anti-retaliation provisions which protect an employee from such a threat. Too, in cases to recover unpaid wages or overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), counterclaims are not allowed. Simply put, if ... Read More
December 2, 2016DREW N. HERRMANN




by DREW N. HERRMANN / / Featured
Understandably, clients are often worried about the consequences of filing a lawsuit against a current or former employer to collect overtime or unpaid wages. However, a client can find solace in the fact that the Fair Labor Standards Act (the federal overtime and wage Act) contains some strong anti-retaliation protections. ... Read More
September 28, 2016DREW N. HERRMANN