Workplace Security: Texas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Leanne Coffman
- Texas has adopted the Uniform Trade Secret Act. See Trade Secrets.
- Texas has comprehensive regulations in place for protecting sensitive personal information. See Texas Data Breach Notification Law.
- Texas is a Shall Issue state, meaning that officials must issue a handgun license to applicants meeting the state's qualifications. See Guns and Weapons in the Workplace.
- An employer may prohibit licensed handguns on its premises, but may not prohibit licensed handguns in privately owned, locked vehicles parked in its lots. See Guns and Weapons in the Workplace.