March 2018
With offices in Texas and Oklahoma, Seltzer│Chadwick│Soefje, PLLC  counsels and represents businesses and professionals nationally in the closely-related areas of corporate, tax, labor & employment, OSHA, ERISA and employee benefits, executive compensation, professional liability, employment practices liability, insurance defense, business and construction litigation, and bankruptcy. We regularly publish three blogs to keep clients, prospective clients, and industry professionals informed on topics affecting their business.

OUR FIRM NEWS
Weinstein/#MeToo Article Published In Professional Liability Defense Quarterly
The Winter 2018 edition of Professional Liability Defense Quarterly, published by the Professional Liability Defense Federation, features an article authored by Robert Chadwick entitled "Employee Non-Disclosure Agreements Post-Weinstein and #MeToo."

See You At CLM In Houston!
Seltzer Chadwick Soefje, PLLC is an active member of the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), which is holding it annual conference from March 14-16, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Houston. We plan to be there. If you also plan to attend the conference, we hope to see you there.

OUR FIRM BLOG UPDATES
Employers Beware: The Customer Is Not Always Right!
In today's divisive political and cultural climate, it is not surprising that confrontations between workers and customers are commonplace.

On February 12, 2018, a state trooper who had pulled up to the drive-thru of a Normal, Illinois McDonald’s restaurant was allegedly greeted by an employee with the expletive “F*** the police.”

Illinois Rules "Spymail" And Other Email "Tracking" Software Unethical Conduct
Lawyers and law firms using “spymail” and other “tracking” software in emails sent to opposing counsel and clients are inviting an ethics complaint and potential disbarment as more and more states ban the use of this developing technology in the practice of law.

What Austin Employers Need To Know About New Paid Sick Time Ordinance
On Friday, February 16, 2018, Austin became the only Texas municipality to enact a paid sick time ordinance applicable to private employers. There is no corresponding Texas state law which mandates paid sick time in the private sector.

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