Employee Classification: Texas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Cory Halliburton, Weycer, Kaplan, Pulaski & Zuber, P.C.
- Texas has many exemptions to state minimum wage requirements. See Minimum Wage Exemptions.
- Texas has no overtime requirements; as a result, there are no overtime exemptions and federal overtime requirements will typically apply.
- Careful attention should be given to employee job descriptions and classifications so as to comply with Texas' minimum wage requirements and to utilize exemptions where possible.