Texas HR and Employment Law

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Access key resources that help private employers in Texas stay apprised of HR and employment law developments, obtain insights on how the developments compare to related Federal requirements, and customize tools to comply with state and municipal requirements. All are available to XpertHR subscribers; explore them here! You may wish to start with the following state-specific resources:

You can access the full Texas Employment Law Manual (over 40 state-specific reference resources) and Employee Handbook templates (over 10 state-specific handbook policy templates) below, as well as view key state and municipal deadlines, additional state-specific resources and links to key municipal coverage.

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in Texas, as well as other states and municipalities:

September 1, 2017: Texas Prohibits Use of Wireless Communication Devices While Driving

September 1, 2017: Texas Prohibits Certain Deductions From Temporary Employees' Pay

September 1, 2017: Texas Requires Certain Contractors to Use E-Verify

September 1, 2017: Texas Amends Antidiscrimination Law Regarding Leave to Care for Foster Children

January 1, 2018: Texas Amends Health Insurance Law on Hearing Loss and Mammograms

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your Texas Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The Texas Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

Lactation Accommodation

Participation in Emergency Evacuations

Smoke-Free Workplace

Weapons in the Workplace

Municipality Coverage

Search for local law requirements in the following key municipalities:




Fort Worth


San Antonio

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A round-up of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Texas employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.

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