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TEXAS SUPREME COURT ISSUES OPINION THAT WILL DRAW HEADLINES…

….but the headlines will miss the real head turning determination in this opinion.  On April 6, 2018, the Texas Supreme Court released its opinion in Alamo Heights Ind. School Dist. v. Clark, 2018 Tex. Lexis 271 (Tex. 2018).  This case arose from a female gym teacher’s (Catherine Clark) complaints about another female gym teacher (Ann Monterrubio)

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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE U.S. SUPREME COURT’S CLASS ACTION WAIVER RULING

The United States Supreme Court recently ruled, contrary to the National Labor Relations Board position, that the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) does not prohibit class action waivers in arbitration agreements. The Supreme Court found in a 5-4 decision that the NLRA does override the Federal Arbitration Act’s instruction that arbitration agreements are to be

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ONE AREA WHERE THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS ACTIVE THAT IMPACTS HR

For the most part, the Trump Administration has done little to give those in Human Resources headaches, unlike the prior administration.  Where the Trump Administration has the potential to cause those in HR headaches relates to immigration enforcement.  On October 17, 2017, Thomas Homan, acting director of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), announced that they

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