Many business owners are focused on growth strategies, improving sales, increasing market share, and meeting important business objectives. While they may be somewhat familiar with Texas labor and employment laws, they are more focused on increasing their income instead of improving the workplace for their employees. However, if labor and employment issues are ignored, a company may not be in compliance with the laws, which may defeat all the work a business owner has done to increase profits. When a business is not in compliance with Texas labor and employment laws, the company is at risk of being slapped with a hefty fine or a lawsuit. 

Instead of trying to save your company money by ignoring Texas labor and employment laws, such as safety, overtime, and lunch breaks, it will save you money in the long run to educate yourself about fair labor practices and how to stay in compliance so that you will be able to avoid litigation.

How an Austin Labor Law Firm Can Help You Understand Texas Labor & Employment Laws

  • Explains Texas labor and employment laws – the labor and employment laws in Texas are extensive, and a business owner needs to be kept informed and up to date on the changing laws. A business attorney knowledgeable in human resources and labor laws can help you understand the laws and how they affect your company.
  • Makes sure your business is in compliance with the laws – an experienced labor lawyer can look at your labor and employment standards to ensure you are in compliance with a number of Texas work laws.
  • Ensures your hiring practices are fair, based on the laws – business owners need to make sure that they do not do anything during hiring that may violate privacy rights. It is important to discuss your hiring practices with a business attorney to determine if your background checks on prospective employees are in compliance with Texas labor laws. 
  • Educates you about employment discrimination – many business owners in Texas face discrimination lawsuits regarding race, age, gender, disability, religion and more. A business attorney can help your company understand and follow the Texas equal employment opportunity standards and policies.

The Posey Law Firm can help make sure your company is in compliance with Texas labor and employment laws and represent you when a dispute does arise. Call us today at 888-269-1962 or locally at 512-646-0828.