Legal issues in human resources for the small company in Texas
This report is intended to provide a quick reference on employment law for small businesses in Texas. Many of the key regulations governing hiring, pre-employment testing, pay, benefits, leave, discrimination and harassment, and termination are summarized so employers are aware of what they must do to comply with the various laws. Recent cases are included to help employers understand how some of these laws are being interpreted in court, and to highlight the importance of understanding when the various laws apply to a company or a specific situation. Finally, recommended best practices are also provided to help managers protect the company in case of legal action, or ideally to avoid it altogether.