July 10, 2017

Smart phone technology, and the ability of video and audio recordings to be uploaded to social media sites, has prompted many employers to adopt rules regulating the surreptitious recording of workplace interactions.  The “no recording” rule adopted by Whole Foods Mark...

August 23, 2016

DALLAS –The national boutique law firm of Seltzer │Chadwick │Soefje, PLLC announces the addition of 14-year veteran construction, corporate, and litigation attorney Dawn M. Grams Horak as Of Counsel in its Dallas-Plano office.

Ms. Horak becomes the fourth attorney to jo...

On May 4, 2016, an employee was terminated from his place of employment at a transportation company in Katy, Texas. Later that day, he returned with a shotgun.  Before he turned the gun on himself, the former employee allegedly had killed one coworker and injured anoth...

The financial stakes in a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) dwarf many other types of employment litigation. These stakes entail personal liability for an employer’s leaders.  These stakes are predicted to skyrocket in 2017 when new overtime...

Until recently, North Carolina law broadly prohibited discrimination in private employment on the basis of “sex”, and did not foreclose a private right of action by an aggrieved person. On March 23, 2016, this law was amended to change “sex” to “biological sex”, and to...

January 28, 2016

The number of workers supplied to businesses by staffing agencies has been steadily increasing for some time. According to the American Staffing Association, “[e]very day staffing businesses send three million employees to work in America’s offices, factories, hospital...