Pew Research Center Says Gender Discrimination Takes Many Forms

Gender discrimination and equality was a ‘hot topic’ for most of 2017. A new report from the Pew Research Center says that gender discrimination against women takes many forms. While many people may not be surprised to find that gender discrimination data shows women are targeted far more than men, many readers may be surprised… Read More

Looking Back: Was 2017 a Year of Eroding Workers’ Rights?

In recent years, there have been many victories for labor rights – some on a state level and others federal. But as we prepare to ring in 2018, many people are looking back and asking – “was 2017 a year of eroding workers’ rights?” Labor activists continue to rally for workers’ rights, but as the… Read More

Texas Bathroom Bill Could Cost the State Amazon Headquarters and 50,000 Jobs

Many cities and states have been vying for the opportunity to secure Amazon’s second headquarters which promises 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in facilities investments. If secured, Amazon would be the largest corporate expansion in Texas history, and could potentially end some of the economic challenges caused by natural disasters this year. Unfortunately, the controversial… Read More

Houston Mayor Fighting for Equality in Marriage Benefits

Mayor Sylvester Turner and the City of Houston continue to fight for equality in marriage benefits by asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review an earlier decision about publicly-funded benefits for same-sex couples. The continuing debate has many questioning whether Texas is really prepared to embrace diversity and equality. City of Houston Fighting for Rights… Read More

Texas Roadhouse to Settle Age Discrimination Lawsuit for $12 Million

Texas Roadhouse, a popular nationwide steakhouse chain, will reportedly settle an age discrimination lawsuit for $12 million. In addition to settling the lawsuit financially, Texas Roadhouse has also agreed to change hiring practices. With 420 locations across 48 states, and four international locations, this age discrimination lawsuit has far-reaching effects. Read on to learn more… Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about Texas Labor and Employment Law

If you plan to work in Texas, there are certain state laws and federal laws that protect your legal rights in the workplace. At Daic Law, we are commonly asked about these laws and how they really affect workers. Here are some of the most common questions, and our answers to help Texas workers. Q:… Read More

Understanding Employee Leave when Starting a Business

If you are starting a business and will be hiring employees, you may find it beneficial to explore what the law says about wages and hours in Texas. This is an important element of starting, growing, or maintaining a business. Read on to learn more about Texas wage and hour laws, and what you need… Read More