Texas Employment Law Update

Texas Employment Law Update

A Resource for Texas Employers

Tag Archives: Second Court of Appeals

Employers Using On-line Acknowledgments to Enter Arbitration Agreements May Face Problems of Proof

Posted in Arbitration, Case Summaries
Texas law favors the resolution of disputes using alternative dispute resolution mechanisms such as arbitration.  To compel an employee’s claim to arbitration, the employer need only show that a valid agreement to arbitrate exists and the claims asserted by the employee fall within the scope of the agreement.  Many companies utilize technology such as online applications and… Continue Reading

Fort Worth Court of Appeals Enforces Mutual Waiver of Jury Trial

Posted in Case Summaries, Discrimination, Human Resources, Judicial Updates, Jury Waivers
I’ve written several posts advocating the advantages of employer’s use of waivers of jury trials to resolve employment disputes with employees.  (See posts here and here).  To recap, the mutual waiver of jury trial provides the employer and employee a fair way to resolve employment disputes without some of the disadvantages that other forms of alternative… Continue Reading