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Fifth Circuit Employment Cases from 2019 That Affect 2020

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit had a busy 2019. Employment law continues to be affected by the pro-employer leanings of the Trump administration. For the next few months, we will highlight cases that are important for employers to know in 2020. Criteria for age discrimination In McMichael v. Transocean Offshore Deepwater […]

What Did the Fifth Circuit Do During the Summer? Three Surprising Employment Law Decisions

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has a reputation for being hostile to employment law claims. But according to Texas Lawyer, three cases over the summer indicate that the reputation may be undeserved. The first, fittingly enough, concerned the reputation of a Houston police officer. In Zamora v. City of Houston, Christopher […]