Senate Bill 953: Will Texas Finally Adopt the Uniform Trade Secrets Act?
Senator John Carona of Dallas has introduced Senate Bill 953 in the Texas legislature. SB 953 would adopt the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, which is a standard set of state Read More
What Is a "Serious Health Condition" Under the FMLA?
- posted: Mar. 15, 2013
The FMLA gives employees a right to take unpaid leave if they have a "serious health condition" that renders them unable to perform the functions of their job. This article is Read More
Senator Grassley Criticizes Proposed New IRS Whistleblower Regulations
The Internal Revenue Code has contained a limited qui tam whistleblower provision for many years. The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 greatly expanded these provisions. The new Read More
Can an At-Will Employee Sue for Fraud Arising from a Termination? The Texas Supreme Court Will Decide.
- posted: Mar. 14, 2013
- Recent Developments 2013
The Fifth Circuit has certified two interesting questions regarding the at-will employment rule to the Texas Supreme Court. Curiously, the case arises out of a union dispute over which the Texas Supreme Read More
Fifth Circuit: Parking Attendant Applicant Failed to Show Pretext When Denied a Job Based on Graded Interviews
Gonzalez v. City of San Antonio, No. 12-50472 (5th Cir. March 12, 2013) (unpublished), is yet another case that shows the weight that the Fifth Circuit is giving to selection Read More