Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants: Texas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: S. Craig Wilcox, Adams and Reese LLP
- In Texas, contracts between employers and employees can include any terms of employment not prohibited by law or public policy. See Employment Contracts.
- Texas has laws specifically governing the enforceability of noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements between employees and employers. See Restrictive Covenants.
- Texas has adopted a version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and enforces protection of proprietary information. See Trade Secrets.