Texas Workers Rights

John Wenke explores the issues of discrimination that arise in the workplace and discusses the many facets of various cases heard around the nation in the Texas Workers Rights Blog.

Psst. . . How much are you making?

This month, President Obama signed an Executive Order barring federal contractors from discriminating or retaliating against workers who discuss their salaries.    The impetus behind this

Four Days of Sniffing Will Cost Employer

Tonia Royal’s employment was short – only four days.   But it was four days of hell that no employee should endure. Royal worked in a

MLK: Workers Advocate

This week we celebrate two important dates significant to all Americans.    On August 28th, we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I

The Zimmerman Verdict and Whistleblowers

Like most Americans, the George Zimmerman verdict left me with mixed emotions.   As a former prosecutor, I knew the State of Florida had a difficult

New Moms Still Face Bias at Work

In February 2012, a Houston federal judge made national news when he dismissed the case of Donnicia Venters.   Venters was a new mother attempting to

Discrimination Affects All

In his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, Martin Luther King Jr. wrote that “whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”   Such is true with employment

John Wenke is an Employment Law Attorney practicing in the area of employment discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, and sexual harassment. Mr. Wenke represents employees in Texas and New Mexico, including but not limited to El Paso,  Las Cruces, Alamogordo, Pecos, Marfa, Alpine, Presidio, and Del Rio.