Responding to an EEOC Charge

Hello everyone. Paul Simon here with the law firm of Simon Paschal, PLLC. Today, we wanted to give you guys a tip on how to respond to an EEOC charge and specifically as an employer, when you receive a charge from the EEOC, they’ll oftentimes request that you provide a position statement. And what that position statement is basically the factual denials of what the complaining party has presented to the EEOC. There’s some general tips. Now again, oftentimes people will retain counsel at this point once the EEOC charge has been filed and have your lawyer respond, but that’s Read more
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Workplace Harassment Dallas TX

Workplace Harassment Dallas TX: 4 Tips to Handle Employee Claims

As a business owner, you can avoid lengthy and costly litigation for workplace harassment Dallas TX by instituting zero tolerance company rules. Bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination complaints filed by employees take up time and resources you can better spend on running your business. Train supervisors, hiring managers and others in proper office procedures to avoid the situations that lead to harassment. Workplace Harassment Dallas TX: Post Clear Rules and Procedures Schedule mandatory training sessions for supervisors and employees to teach them what constitutes sexual harassment, race harassment, retaliation and other types of harassment. Through films, discussions and handouts, make Read more
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DOL Audit Dallas TX

DOL Audit Dallas TX: Your DOL Audit Questions Answered

If you are a business owner, you may, at any time, face the possibility of a DOL audit Dallas TX.  Once you receive a notice from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that your business is going to be audited, it is imperative that you deal with the preparations for the audit, and the audit itself, in an expedient and professional manner.  In fact, ignoring a DOL audit or not preparing for one can be catastrophic, which is why it is in your best interest that you retain expert legal counsel to help you through the audit process and to Read more