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Arbitration Continues to Thrive

A recent opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court shows that arbitration agreements are favored and will be enforced, even over the objection of one of the parties, unless the objecting party can prove a defense to the arbitration clause itself. … Continue reading

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Are you reporting new hires to the State of Texas?

It is not new, but many employers (especially those lacking a Human Resources Department or in-house counsel) are failing to comply with state and federal laws on reporting newly-hired employees. Under the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act … Continue reading

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Noncompetes Became Easier to Draft and Enforce

Twenty years ago, it was almost impossible to convince a court to enforce a covenant not to compete in an employment agreement. In 1994, the Texas Supreme Court issued an opinion that puzzled Texas courts and attorneys for nearly two … Continue reading

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