Strikes, Lockouts and Other "Economic Weapons": Texas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan Borowski, Reliable Writing Services
- The Texas Labor Code contains specific provisions in regard to picketing. See Mass Picketing Prohibited, Secondary Picketing Prohibited.
- There are specific penalties for violations of the picketing statute. See Penalties.
- Strikes and boycotts are not allowed while a dispute is in arbitration. See Strikes and Boycotts.
- Public employees are prohibited from engaging in strikes or work stoppages. See Strikes by Public Employees Prohibited.