Texas Employment Law Update

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Employers in Dallas and San Antonio Prepare for Paid Sick Leave

Posted in Leave of Absence, Legislation, News & Commentary, Wage & Hour
The Texas Legislature ended its session last week without passing a bill that preempts municipalities from passing laws requiring private employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. Consequently, employers in Dallas and San Antonio must prepare for the implementation of the local paid sick leave laws that take effect August 1, 2019. Dallas, San… Continue Reading

Austin Enacts Mandatory Rest Breaks for Construction Industry

Posted in Wage & Hour
Effective July 29, 2010, the City of Austin requires employers in the construction industry to provide at least ten minute rest breaks to their employees for every four hours worked.  The ordinance applies to all employers engaged in work associated with construction projects including alteration, demolition, building excavation, maintenance and renovation of structures or sites. Employees… Continue Reading