Texas is an employer-friendly state. For example, the state antidiscrimination law mirrors federal law. However, some state laws do benefit employees. Take, for example, the parking lot storage law that requires an employer to allow an employee to have a gun in a personal, locked vehicle so long as certain requirements are met.
This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Texas.
Updated to include forthcoming E-Verify law for certain contractors.
Updated to reflect forthcoming amendments to the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
Updated to reflect forthcoming amendment regarding leave to care for foster children.
Updated to reflect a forthcoming law regarding leave to care for foster children.
Several states have filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to nullify new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) before they take effect December 1.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Texas employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.