Richard D. Alaniz

Richard D. Alaniz is senior partner at Alaniz and Schraeder, a national labor and employment firm based in Houston. He has been at the forefront of labor and employment law for over 30 years, including stints with the U.S. Department of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board. Rick is a prolific writer on labor and employment law, and conducts frequent seminars to client companies and trade associations across the country. Questions or comments can be addressed to Rick at (281) 833-2200 or via e-mail at ralaniz@alaniz-schraeder.com .

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Coming Face-to-Face with Facebook and Twitter

Social networking sites provide both challenges and opportunities.
By Richard D. Alaniz
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Whether you are into social networking or not, its popularity cannot be denied. In October 2012, Facebook hit one billion active users. Twitter has more than 200 million active users who send a billion tweets a week. Clearly, more and more companies are turning to social networking sites to advertise their products and services, deliver messages, and improve customer service.


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THE BUSINESS OF ADHESIVES AND SEALANTS: Industry Braces for Possible New Labor Law

By Richard D. Alaniz
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Many adhesives industry workers are likely to feel new pressure to join a union whether or not the Employee Free Choice Act, which passed the full House of Representatives earlier this year, becomes law.
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