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Practice Areas

Discrimination

Discrimination related to gender, age, disability, race, etc.

Retaliation

Retaliation after employee complaints.

Equal Pay

Gender and equal pay disputes.

Contracts

Physician and other employment contracts,  etc.

Workplace Issues

Family and medical leave disputes (FMLA), safety violations, etc.

Non-Competes

Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.

Pay Issues

Overtime and minimum wage violations.

Layoff

Separation and severance agreements.

Termination

Wrongful or illegal termination

Litigation

Litigation, arbitration and mediation of employment disputes.

Whistleblower

Whistleblower reports and retaliation claims.

Harassment

Sexual and other harassment in the workplace.

Pregnancy

Pregnancy and nursing issues.

Disability

Reasonable accommodations for disability.

Safety

OSHA safety violations.

blowing the whistle on tax fraud

Blowing the Whistle on Tax Fraud

As the end of the year approaches, many companies proactively work to minimize their tax obligations. However, some companies take tax avoidance too far and move into tax fraud. In 2019, Congress...
Change The Law - Fitzgerald Law

Change The Law

If you do not like the law, change the law. Sometimes, badly drafted laws lead to an unjust outcome. When that happens, we need to change the law. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the revered United States...

Older Workers: What Age Discrimination Looks Like

As if losing a job in the middle of a pandemic was not hard enough, older workers face an additional fear: will I ever find a new job? Which companies are looking to hire older employees? Millions...
Top Tips For Employee Complaints

Top Tips For Employee Complaints

There is an art to making a persuasive complaint.  As an employee, if you need to file a complaint with your employer, keep in mind the things you should and should not do. Focus on the goal of your...
Barriers to Justice

Barriers to Justice

One of the hardest parts of my job is explaining to people that not every wrong has a remedy. Sometimes, the law does not give us a remedy for even truly egregious conduct.  Sometimes, the courts...
30 Years of ADA

30 Years of the ADA

Thirty years ago, President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law.  This law was designed to increase access and opportunity for people with disabilities in the...
LBGTQ Rights in the Workplace

LBGTQ Rights in the Workplace

Are LBGTQ employees protected from discrimination at work? Finally, after years of litigation, we know that the answer to this question is “yes.” On June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court issued its...
Returning to Work in a Pandemic: ADA Concerns

Returning to Work in a Pandemic: ADA Concerns

As offices reopen, many people have real concerns about COVID-19 and how it affects the workplace.  The EEOC’s Technical Assistance Questions and Answer on what you should know about COVID-19 and...
Basic Terms In A Severance Agreement

Basic Terms In A Severance Agreement

Laid off with a severance agreement to review?  What does all of that stuff in this agreement mean anyway? Life is very stressful right now. COVID-19 and the shelter in place orders and the...

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

What you need to know about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act In response to the national Covid-19 or "coronavirus" emergency, Congress recently passed the Families First Coronavirus...
Big win on equal pay front

Big Win on the Equal Pay Front

Boost For Equal Pay In February, people pursuing equal pay claims got a big boost from the Ninth Circuit. The Equal Pay Act was passed to combat pay differences between members of the opposite sex. ...
law protects tax fraud whistleblower

Taxpayer First Act Aims To Protect Tax Fraud Whistleblowers

Not Everything is Protected A common misperception about employment law is that the law will protect any employees who does the right thing and reports wrongdoing. Unfortunately, this is not always...
Find information on discrimination from Dallas employment attorney Karen Fitzgerald at Fitzgerald Law

Discrimination: Let’s Get Real About Damages

Let’s Get Real about Damages For employees discriminated against at work, it can be hard to focus on anything except how disrespected that makes them feel and on all of the things their employer has...
Get help from Dallas employment attorney Karen Fitzgerald at Fitzgerald Law

Cases to Watch in 2020

Cases to Watch in 2020  Get prepared for some big developments in employment law in 2020.  One key case should answer a longstanding  question about whether Title VII protects a person from...

What You Need to Know About Hiring a Lawyer

Need a Lawyer? When you are facing a job loss or a crisis at work and need a lawyer, you may be full of questions, like . . . What do I want to achieve? What kind of lawyer am I looking for? What am...

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