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Alicia Voltmer
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A labor and employment defense attorney who zealously serves the hospitality industry.
A labor and employment defense attorney who zealously serves the hospitality industry.

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The Texas Supreme Court Takes an Egg from the Employment Plaintiff's Basket
In its ExxonMobil Corporation and WHM Custom Services Inc. v. Rincones decision issued last week, the Texas Supreme Court held that there is no independent cause of action in Texas for compelled self-defamation.  http://www.txcourts.gov/supreme/orders-opini...

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When Can Employers Expect a Cessation of the NLRB's Handbook Policy Hostilities?
Pundits proclaimed that with the new administration, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) would dial down or pull back from its current position of DEFCON 2 with respect to employer handbook policies.  As evidenced by a decision issued by an Administra...

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Texas Supreme Court Takes Up Important Issues in Same-Sex Harassment Case
Currently pending before the Texas Supreme Court is a case
involving three important issues for Texas employers, both public and
private.   First, to invoke the TCHRA’s
waiver of governmental immunity, must a plaintiff establish but-for causation
found in t...

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Texas Supreme Court Takes Up Important Issues in Same-Sex Harassment Case
Currently pending before the Texas Supreme Court is a case
involving three important issues for Texas employers, both public and
private.   First, to invoke the TCHRA’s
waiver of governmental immunity, must a plaintiff establish but-for causation
found in t...

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Slow Death on the Vine? 5th Circuit Grants Second Extension in Overtime Suit
Since the government's appeal of in injunction issued in December 2016 by Judge Amos Mazzant that blocked the implementation of the Obama administration's overtime rule overhaul, employers have been waiting to see whether the new administration will take up...

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Fifth Circuit's Recent Retaliation Ruling Provides Employers with Ammunition
To state a claim for retaliation under Title VII, a plaintiff must show that: (1) he engaged in conduct protected by Title VII; (2) he suffered a materially adverse action; and (3) a causal connection exists between the protected activity and the adverse ac...
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