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The High Cost of NDAs in the Age of #MeToo: What Every Employer Must Know About the New Tax Law.

Last year, the use of non-disclosure provisions and agreements (“NDA”) in the workplace came under fire since, according to proponents of the #MeToo movement, their unintended effect in the settlement of sexual harassment and abuse ...

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Alia Adkins-Derrick Speaks at 2018 Greenhouse Lecture Series (Mar. 31, 2018)

Alia Adkins-Derrick Speaks at 2018 Greenhouse Lecture Series (Mar. 31, 2018)

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Texas Extends Leave Rights to Foster Parents: Is Your Company in Compliance?

A notable leave law, that was enacted by Texas lawmakers in the 85th legislative session, extends leave to a category of parents who previously were not expressly covered —foster parents. Under the new law, which can be found at Section 21.0595 ...

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D Magazine Recognizes Alia Derrick as a 2017 Best Lawyers in Dallas.

D Magazine names Alia Derrick as a "2017 Best Lawyers in Dallas" for Labor & Employment.  According to D Magazine, only 4 percent of Dallas and Collin County attorneys across all specialties receive the honor. ...

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Super Lawyers Recognizes Alia Derrick as a 2017 Texas Rising Star.

Every year Super Lawyers selects attorneys from all firm sizes and over 70 practice areas throughout the United States on a state-by-state basis. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Texas are named to the Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list. ...

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Texas Bar College Recognizes Alia Derrick Among Best Trained Attorneys in Texas.

The Texas Bar College recognizes the best trained attorneys in Texas and invites them to join the honorary society of judges and attorneys. Alia Derrick was once again invited to be a member of the College. Derrick Law congratulates its 2017 ...

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Derrick Law Receives National WBE Certification.

Derrick Law received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Council – Southwest, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). ...

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Office Lottery Pools: Are You Protected?

Last week's Jan. 13, 2016 record $1.6 Billion Dollar Powerball Jackpot had many co-workers seriously considering pooling resources to try to win big.  Amidst the excitement, radio hosts from coast to coast interviewed ...

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