There is a pretty cool but not well-known tool that employees in Texas can use to find out if they are being underpaid. It’s a
Tag: Texas employment law
U.S. Seeks to Ban Non-Compete Agreements
Today, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a proposed rule that would ban non-compete agreements between employers and workers, including both employees and independent contractors.
I Received a Cease and Desist Letter. What Should I Do?
A cease-and-desist letter typically demands that an employee or a business stop doing something. The letter often threatens a legal action if the recipient does
If I Am Laid Off, Is My Non-Compete Valid?
While some states automatically make non-compete agreements invalid if a worker is terminated “without cause,” laid off, or is part of a reduction in force, many others do not. Even if a lay off does not automatically invalidate an employee’s non-compete agreement, other circumstances may render the non-compete agreement invalid.
Avoid These Legal Traps When Launching a Side Hustle
Employment agreements will generally state whether an employee can engage in other jobs while working for an employer. Some employment agreements contain what is commonly called No Moonlighting clause, which will explain whether an employee can have another job and whether they need to have the employer’s permission first.
Texas Court Enters a Trade Secrets Injunction Against a Healthcare Staffing Company Based on Its Manager’s Actions
A Texas federal court recently entered an injunction against a healthcare staffing company that works with federal agencies ordering it to (1) return information brought to it by a new hire from his previous employer and (2) not to use such information in any way to submit bids on any staffing contracts with federal agencies.