Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules for Plaintiff in Same-Sex Sexual Harassment Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 01/26/2012 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled for the plaintiff in a same-sex sexual harassment matter. Cherry v. Shaw Coastal, Inc., No. 11-30403 (5th Cir. Jan. 19, 2012), available at http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/11/11-30403-CV0.wpd.pdf. A supervisor sent the plaintiff sexually charged text messages and regularly touched the plaintiff. Both the plaintiff and the plaintiff’s immediate […]

January 26, 2012
Dallas Employment Law Specialist Offers Tips to Avoid Legal Liability at the Company Party

/cdklawyers.com// 12/10/2011 While a company party should be a time for fun and merriment, an employer must prepare carefully to avoid potential legal issues. Dallas employment lawyer Keith Clouse provides the following tips.   First, an employer should consider the added legal exposure that serving alcohol can bring. To avoid alcohol-related problems, an employer may […]

December 10, 2011