Texas Overtime Laws Explained: Know Your Legal  Obligations

Still have questions about Texas Overtime Laws? We get asked about this a lot, so we want to break it down.  This article dives into the intricacies of these laws, emphasizing employer obligations, calculating overtime pay, common violations, seeking legal guidance, and ensuring compliance. In the complex area of employment law, understanding overtime regulations is […]

Understanding WARN Act in Texas: A Comprehensive Guide for Employers 

As an employer in Texas it’s important to understand the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act and how it pertains to layoff decisions.  While other states may have their own WARN Acts, Texas follows the federal regulations.  What does this mean? Let’s take a look. What is the WARN Act? First, let’s understand […]

FMLA Lawyer: Navigating Family and Medical Leave Act with Ease

Are you struggling to make sense of the complexities surrounding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)?  If so, you are not alone. Navigating the FMLA can be a daunting task for both employees and employers. Depending on the location, size and type of business there are a lot of things to consider.  While at […]

Decoding Reasonable Accommodation: Ensuring Workplace Inclusivity

When it comes to understanding what constitutes a reasonable accommodation, it’s one of the questions we get the most! 

In this blog post, we cover the importance of reasonable accommodation, understand its legal framework, explore different types of accommodations, discuss the interactive process, and highlight its benefits.

CLIENT ALERT: DOL Publishes New Independent Contractor Test

In December 2022, we sent out a client alert regarding the United States Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) proposed rule to reclassify the standards for employees and independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  The DOL initially published a proposed rule in October 2022 and held public comment on the rule through early November of […]

Is the Music in Your Workplace Creating a Hostile Work Environment?

To many people, music can be motivating. It can help make mundane tasks easier and make the workday fly by. But for some people, music can be controversial and can create feelings of discomfort and unease. When employees have complaints about music in the workplace, employers must not ignore them. Failure to take prompt action […]

When Do You Need to Pay an Employee for Not Working?

Employees get paid when they work. Everyone who works for a living knows that. But as an employer, you probably know that some employees are also entitled to pay when they are not working. Depending on the nature of your business and the types of work done at your company, some of your employees may […]