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Workplace Security: Texas

Workplace Security requirements for other states

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 has requirements regarding a workplace violence prevention hotline and workplace violence prevention for health care employers. See Preventing Workplace Violence.
  • Employers have the right to prohibit individuals with a valid license from carrying a handgun on its premises. However, an employer may not prohibit licensed handguns in privately owned, locked vehicles parked in its lots. See Guns and Weapons in the Workplace.