What Ignoring Workplace Harassment Can Mean For the Future of Your Business

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of workplace harassment complaints had steadily risen over five years. Employees now have a greater understanding of what is illegal conduct and more determination to stand up for themselves when their legal rights are being violated. Even if a company has strict workplace policies, it may not be […]


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Overtime Laws for Salaried Employees

Many salaried employees in Texas may not think about overtime as something they need to worry about, however, employment law can be complicated, and some salaried employees could be missing out on rightfully earned overtime pay. If an employer fails to properly pay their employees overtime, they could be violating federal and state laws and […]


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10 Things You May Not Know About Employment Law

As an employer and an employee, it is incredibly beneficial to understand how employment law affects your workplace. Employment law governs the relationship between employers and workers. These laws ensure that workers are treated fairly and are able to work safely while also protecting employers’ livelihoods and businesses. Employment laws, also known as labor laws, […]


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7 Things to Know About Wrongful Termination

Texas is considered an “at-will” employment state, meaning an employer can terminate an employee for any reason – no matter how trivial or irrational – or for no reason at all. Termination can happen at any time during an employee’s employment and for any legitimate purpose, which makes proving wrongful termination difficult. There are some […]


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Can Employers Require COVID-19 Vaccinations In The Workplace?

As many workplaces weigh the pros and cons of returning employees to a physical office during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, employee vaccination has quickly become a top concern. Employers and employees alike wonder if vaccination will be required in order for workers to return to physical office space, as well as what the associated costs will be and who will bear them. While each workplace and its policies are unique, it’s important to examine the legalities of requiring COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace.


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Google Illegally Spied on Employees Before Terminating Them

The modern workplace has become a hub for various technological advancements across many different industries. Companies have adapted to having better computer systems, as well as more advanced cybersecurity measures than ever before. Despite the advantages afforded by these changes, some businesses have used technology to illegally monitor employee activity. Such is the case for tech giant Google, which is in hot water with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for illegally spying on its employees before terminating them.


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