Employee Classification: Texas

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Author: Cory Halliburton, Weycer, Kaplan, Pulaski & Zuber, PC


  • Texas has many exemptions to state minimum wage requirements. See Minimum Wage Exemptions.
  • Texas has no overtime requirements; as a result, there are no overtime exemptions.
  • Careful attention should be given to employee job descriptions and classifications so as to comply with Texas' minimum wage requirements and to utilize exemptions where possible.