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Alia Derrick Speaks at 2016 Success in Business Seminar

Alia Derrick speaks at the 2016 Success in Business Seminar at UNT at Dallas College of Law alongside an investor, banker, tax expert, privacy attorney, and expert sales strategists.  Seminar attendees learned industry leading tips on how to increase sales, lower their company’s risk of legal ruin, make themselves lender ready, and take control of their business’ financial health.

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New Year, New Rules: OFCCP’s Pay Secrecy Rules Now Effective.

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFFCP) final rules prohibiting pay secrecy went into effect today.  The new rules implement President Obama’s 2014 Executive Order 13665 that prohibits federal contractors from taking any adverse action against employees or job applicants because they inquire about, discuss, or disclose the compensation or benefits of themselves, co-workers, or applicants. The

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Employ, Train, and Retain Your Next Rockstar Legally

On Nov. 17th, Derrick Law Attorney, Alia Derrick, spoke on a panel at the Grove Dallas in Downtown Dallas. Ms. Derrick told business owners and program attendees how to “Employ, Train, and Retain Your Next Rockstar Legally.”  She also shared certain legal pitfalls that all business owners and expanding businesses should know about hiring, retaining, and firing workers. Other panelists

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Gender Matters: The High Cost of Hiring & Pay Discrimination.

On Nov. 19, 2015, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) reported that it reached a $1.813 million settlement with federal contractor, G&K Services (G&K) to remedy the systemic hiring and sex-based pay discrimination violations the OFCCP says G&K made at nine of its U.S. facilities including 2 in Texas (Houston and Coppell) from 2011-2015. According to the OFCCP, G&K discriminated

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