Employee’s Personal Notes Lead to Trial

By Lindsay H.S. Hesketh A correctional officer will be going to trial against her former employer in the District of Arizona on hostile work environment claims.  The plaintiff alleged multiple instances of harassment, including being the target of crude comments, having to listen to sexually explicit stories, and being sexually assaulted in her car by […]

Bizarre Texas Tactic a Cautionary Tale for Employers

By John Alan Doran Plaintiffs’ attorneys in Texas have come up with a not-so-clever, but potentially effective way to circumvent mandatory arbitration agreements.  In Adcock v. Five Star Rentals/Sales, Inc., (Fourth Court of Appeals, Texas, April 18, 2019), Plaintiff’s attorney sent a pre-litigation letter to the employer asking whether the employer had an arbitration agreement […]