Gardere Announces New Work Knowledge Blog Exploring Employment Issues, Strategies

The Labor and Employment Practice Group of Texas-based Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP launches its Work Knowledge Blog focusing on workplace issues.

Online PR News – 01-February-2011 – – DALLAS – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP’s Labor and Employment Practice Group is pleased to announce the launch of its Work Knowledge Blog,

“We are pleased to offer clients and others interested in workplace issues with an Internet resource that provides common sense insight on the employment-related matters that most impact their businesses,” says Douglas D. Haloftis, Partner and Practice Leader of Gardere’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. “This blog also provides a unique forum for discussions about the most current employment matters.”

With regular postings from Gardere Labor & Employment attorneys, the Work Knowledge Blog provides the latest information for companies faced with various employment issues. Topics covered on the Work Knowledge Blog include ADAAA, Affirmative Action, Arbitration, Compliance, Lawsuits, Polices & Practices, Retaliation/Whistleblower, and Wage & Hour. Recent posts have included:

* Employee Successful in Limiting Former Employer’s Ability to Obtain Current Employment Records.

* New Health Care Law Provides Whistleblower and Other Employee Friendly Amendments.

* Are Arbitration Agreements in Employee Handbooks Valid? The Texas Supreme Court to Weigh in This Term.

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm founded in 1909 and one of the Southwest's largest full-service law firms, has offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City. Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in areas of government affairs, energy, litigation, corporate, tax, environmental, labor and employment, intellectual property and financial services.