Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Intersection of employee injuries & the Americans with Disabilities Act

A recent case from a Texas Federal Court highlights the attention that must be paid to laws designed to protect disabled employees and employees seeking leave from work. In Garcia v. Randall’s Food and Drugs, LP, 2014 WL 2931841 (N.D. Tex, 2014), Shaun Garcia was a grocery manager (3rd in command at the store) for […]

A Risky Severance Agreement???

Employers often use severance agreements when terminating an employee’s employment. Severance Agreements are often used in reductions in force (RIF). In order to comply with the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA), employers must give the terminated employee 21 days to consider the agreement and there must be a seven days to rescind the agreement. […]