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President Trump and #MeToo: Big Hitters on Arbitration Class Waivers

President Trump and #MeToo: Big Hitters on Arbitration Class Waivers

Alan Bush is a freelance contributor for Texas Lawyer. His latest article, “Big Hitters on Arbitration Class Waivers” appeared in the August print issue.

Both President Trump and #MeToo have had a huge impact on arbitration class waivers – which can make employee class lawsuits go extinct. Here’s what Alan had to say about it:

HR Arbitration and Eggs: Ditching the Bad Rap

HR Arbitration and Eggs: Ditching the Bad Rap

Eggs got a bad rap as cholesterol-soaked death-bombs. Researchers later realized that cholesterol wasn’t so bad for you after all, but the real problem was the greasy bacon and sausage often served with eggs. The eggs weren’t the issue; the pairing with fatty pork was.

HR Legal Needs Heart: Texas Lawyer

HR Legal Needs Heart: Texas Lawyer

Alan Bush is a freelance contributor for Texas Lawyer. His latest article, “HR Legal Needs Heart” appeared in the In-House Focus section on September 1, 2017.

HR legal needs more than a good head on its shoulders – it needs a good heart in its chest. Here’s what Alan had to say about it:

How to Handle Digital Damage Control: Texas Lawyer

How to Handle Digital Damage Control: Texas Lawyer

Lee Winkelman and Alan Bush are freelance contributors for Texas Lawyer. Their latest article, “How to Handle Digital Damage Control” appeared in the In-House Focus section on May 1, 2017.

Employees can get into a lot of trouble with a smartphone and a social media account or two. Here’s what Lee and Alan had to say about it:

Open Letter to a Data Thief (Turned Federal Defendant): Texas Lawyer

Open Letter to a Data Thief (Turned Federal Defendant): Texas Lawyer

Alan Bush and Lee Winkelman are freelance contributors for Texas Lawyer.  Their latest article, “Open Letter to a Data Thief (Turned Federal Defendant) appeared on June 22, 2016.

The federal Defend Trade Secrets Act has given companies a new tool to prosecute employees who steal trade secrets.  Here’s what Alan and Lee had to say about it:

Longer Reach Has Advantages in Venue Selection: Texas Lawyer

Longer Reach Has Advantages in Venue Selection: Texas Lawyer

Alan Bush and Lee Winkelman are routine freelance contributors for Texas Lawyer.  Their latest article, “Longer Reach Has Advantages in Venue Selection,” appeared in the December 21, 2015 issue.

Enforcing a non-compete is often easier in your company’s own back yard – and with Texas law.  Companies headquartered in Texas often like sticking local.  Thanks to recent SCOTX and Fifth Circuit rulings, Texas companies have been dealt a better hand to do it. 

Here's what Alan and Lee had to say: