Tag: Employee Lawyer

Wrongful Termination

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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
Overtime Law Exemptions

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Sep2017
The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) overtime law requires employees to receive overtime pay for hours over forty (40) in week, unless the employee is “exempt” from overtime. Generally, an employee is entitled to receive overtime (even if paid a salary or commission basis), and if the ... Read More
September 5, 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