Texas HR and Employment Law

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Access critical resources that help private employers in Texas stay apprised of HR and employment law developments, obtain insights on how the developments compare to related federal requirements, and customize tools to comply with key state and municipal requirements. All are available to XpertHR subscribers; explore them here! You may wish to start with the following state-specific resources:

Access the full Texas Employment Law Manual (over 40 state-specific reference resources) and Texas Employee Handbook templates below, as well as view state and municipal deadlines, additional state-specific resources and links to key municipal coverage.

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in Texas, as well as other states and municipalities:

August 1, 2019: San Antonio, Texas, Paid Sick Leave Law Takes Effect for Most Employers

August 1, 2021: San Antonio, Texas, Paid Sick Leave Law Applies to Small Employers

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your Texas Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The Texas Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

Lactation Accommodation Handbook Statement: Texas

Participation in Emergency Evacuations Handbook Statement: Texas

Smoke-Free Workplace Handbook Statement: Texas

Weapons in the Workplace Handbook Statement: Texas

Municipality Coverage

Search for local law requirements in the following key municipalities:




Fort Worth


San Antonio

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A round-up of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Texas employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.

Texas at a Glance