Employment

What are the overtime laws in Texas?

Overtime pay in Texas follows the federal law of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938, 29 U.S.C. § 201. The FLSA and state law of the Texas Payday Act (codified at Chapter 61 of the Texas Labor Code) require that employers pay covered, non-exempt employees 1.5 times their regular rate of compensation for… read more

Is Texas An At-Will Employment State?

Since 1888, Texas has been an at-will employment state. As an at-will state, employment in Texas may be terminated by an employer or an employee for a good reason, a bad reason, or simply no reason at all, absent a specific agreement to the contrary. However, termination by the employer may not be effectuated for… read more