Tag: Best Employment Lawyer

Wrongful Termination

10

Oct2017
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
Medical Leave

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Jul2017
“What is the Family Medical Leave Act?” The Family Medical Leave Act, or as it is commonly known as “FMLA” leave, is a law entitling specifically defined employees with up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave per year. The FMLA was enacted to help establish a leave policy for employees ... Read More
July 17, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Wage Lawyer | Overtime Lawyer | Labor and Employment Lawyer

08

Feb2017
What is a Contingency Agreement? Prospective clients often ask me how employees can afford to hire an attorney like myself to protect their legal rights in the workplace. The answer is, I represent employees almost exclusively on a contingency basis. This means, you don’t owe me ... Read More
February 8, 2017DREW N. HERRMANN
Unpaid Wages Lawyer Fort Worth Texas

02

Dec2016
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
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Sep2016

Anti-Retaliation

 
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