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September 2016 Archives

How an employer can be sued for a worker's discrimination

Texas employers may want to be careful about how much influence they allow supervisors to exert over their decisions. Even if a supervisor does not have any power over employment decisions, the supervisor could convince the employer to fire workers that they do not like. If a supervisor exerts influence with discriminatory animus, the employer could be sued for employment discrimination.

Jenni Rivera's ex-manager sued to stop biopic

Fans of singer Jenni Rivera may be interested in learning that a TV show that would have detailed her life may not proceed as planned. Rivera, whose rise to stardom culminated in her own reality show and touched the lives of many supporters across Texas, died in a plane crash in 2012. Rivera's ex-manager and a number of production companies wanted to create a miniseries about the events of her life, but in September 2016, they were sued over their intentions.

"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" author sued

Texas readers may be interested to learn the author of "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" and "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" has been sued by book publisher Hachette for breach of contract. The complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court Southern District of New York on Aug. 26.

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