Texas Employment Law Attorney
Contact Us at Law Offices of Glen F. Larson Today
Whether you are an employee that has been mistreated in the workplace or an employer that has been served a lawsuit from one of your employees, it is critical that you seek counsel that is ready to navigate this sensitive matter on your behalf. Both local and federal laws apply to the workplace and it takes knowledgeable and incisive counsel to secure results.
If you are an employee or an employer facing a serious employment law matter, we invite you to contact us at the Law Offices of Glen F. Larson today. Attorney Larson is a skilled litigator with over a decade of experience. We know what it takes to diligently pursue a favorable outcome in this practice area and ensure that our clients' rights and interests remain at the forefront of every stage of their case.
The time to start exploring solutions is now. Contact us today at (512) 553-4994 to request a consultation.
Common Employment Law Issues
Both federal and local laws have been put in place to protect the rights of American workers in the workplace. Still, adverse actions against employees and allegations against employers are commonplace. Often, these issues can be resolved between the employee and employer without the need for legal intervention. Other times, however, legal actions is necessary to secure a favorable outcome.
We're ready to represent employees and employers in matters involving:
- Sexual harassment
- Employment discrimination
What are Texas Employment Rights?
As an employee you are entitled to the following rights under Texas law:
- To not be discriminated against or harassed based on race, religion, or sex (Title VII Civil Rights Act of 1964)
- To be paid minimum wage (currently $7.25/hr) and overtime (Fair Labor Standards Act)
- To not be fired for raising concerns about or filing a claim against your workplace
What Are the Texas Laws for Work Schedules and Breaks?
According to the Texas Workforce Commission, employers have the right to schedule employees as they see fit, and may require employees to work unlimited hours each day, with the following exceptions:
- If you work in retail full time (30 hours a week or more) you must be allowed to take one 24-hour period off each week
- If you work for a company with 15 or more employees and your religion prevents you from working certain days, your employer must allow reasonable time off to accommodate
Your employer also has the right to reschedule your hours without notice.
We can work 24/7 to help you seek justice and compensation. Call us at (512) 553-4994 today to speak with our Texas employment firm.