It's always serious when an employee files a sexual harassment suit. Perhaps as often as not, people who feel they have been wrongfully terminated may attempt to get their former employers in trouble by making false allegations of discrimination. For this reason, juries and judges have an important job to discover which side is telling the truth: to either protect the employee who was wronged or the company that is being unfairly accused.
Texas is being nationally recognized as a leader in growth and development in business and the commercial real estate market. The sale of commercial property can sometimes be a complicated process, particularly when there's a dispute between interested buyers.
In this enlightened age, there are still many cases of employment discrimination that go to court. We see cases in the headlines that show an employee's retaliation against a justified termination just about as often as we see those in which the employer was found at fault for wrongful discharge. Employers need to tread carefully when reprimanding or firing an employee in order to avoid discrimination lawsuits.
Texas is continuing to be a leader in recovering from the national recession with great strides in construction and growth. The state abounds with skilled workers of nearly every trade, particularly in the construction and energy industries. Unfortunately, when a region proves to lead in a particular field, related problems are bound to crop up. A recent study has highlighted problems with wage and hour disputes across the state of Texas, which hurt legitimate businesses and taxpayers.