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

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

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

Study finds Social and Legal Climate Contributes to Discrimination in Texas

The Williams Institute recently released a report that is startling. According to the report, the social climate and laws in Texas contribute to discrimination and stigma among the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community in society, employment, and even school. At a tedious time for Texas lawmakers currently considering a variety of anti-LGBT bills,… Read More

U.S. Court of Appeals Rules Title VII Prohibits Sexual Orientation Discrimination

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit made a landmark en banc decision earlier this month when it declared that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. With this ruling, and rulings in the Second and Eleventh Circuit courts, it has been suggested that… Read More

Sterling Jewelers, Inc. Target of 69,000-person Class Action

We have all heard the slogan “Every kiss begins with Kay”. In light of the substantial class action lawsuit filed against the parent company of Kay Jewelers and Jared Jewelry citing unwanted sexual advances and wage and promotion discrimination, that slogan seems a bit ironic. Class Action Lawsuit Details The lawsuit was originally filed in… Read More