Under the Texas Regulatory Consistency Act, a number of local laws in Texas - including anti-discrimination ordinances in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and San Antonio - will be preempted September 1.
Texas and Arkansas have become the latest two states to adopt CROWN Acts - laws that prohibit discrimination based on hairstyles often associated with race such as Afros, locks and braids.
In a case with potentially significant implicants for employers, a federal district court has ruled that a Texas law criminalizing abortion does not prohibit organizations from helping people seeking abortions to travel out of state to access the procedure.
In a directive written last week, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warned state agencies and public universities in the state not to use diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in hiring.
A cable company has been ordered to pay the massive award to the family of a Texas woman who was brutally murdered in her home by one of its employees. The award underscores the importance of pre-employment screening.
A growing number of companies have announced plans to help employees who need abortion services and reproductive health care in light of the leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order bars all state entities, including private employers, from mandating that individuals receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
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