Category: Texas

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Posted in Texas

United States Department of Labor Recovers Wages for Misclassified Mobile Home Transportation Workers  

Paredes Inc. failed to pay overtime wages, keep required records Employer name:           …

Posted in Texas

Order Up: Restaurant’s Arbitration Agreement Held Valid Without Its Signature

From JDSupra, Dawn Rudenko Albert dicusses a recent case in which an employer was able to enforce…

Posted in Texas

Texas Bans Private Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Employees and Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Andrew Esler and Dan Rodriguez discuss a recent Texas law that prohibits employers from requiring…

Posted in Texas

Labeling workers independent contractors doesn’t make it so, 5th Cir. warns

From HRDive, Laurel Kalser discusses a recent case in which caregivers were misclassified as independent contractors and…

Posted in Texas Workers Compensation

Texas confirms employer’s liability coverage is only available if the injured worker is an employee of the named insured

From Lexology, Anna M. Perry discusses a case which focused on workers compensaton insurance coverage and the…

Posted in Louisiana Texas

US Department of Labor recovers $1.2M in back wages for 599 home healthcare workers employed by four agencies in Texas, Louisiana 

The United States Department of Labor announced that it recovered $1.2 million in back wages for home…

Posted in Misclassification Texas

US Department of Labor recovers $178K in back wages for 27 workers of Houston employer who misclassified them as independent contractors 

The United States Department of Labor announced the recovery of $178k in wages for construction workers who…

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US Department of Labor recovers $166K in back wages for 106 workers misclassified as independent contractors by Houston auto services company 

The United States Department of Labor announced the recovery of wages and overtime for workers who clean…

Posted in Texas

Defining the Term Employee in Workers Comp Lawsuit

From Waste360, Barry Shanoff provides an excellent analysis and discussion of a case which focused on whether…

Posted in Arbitration Texas

Texas Supreme Court Enforces Arbitration Agreement that was Signed Electronically

From JDSupra, Tiffany Cox Stacy and Patrick Maher discuss a recent case before the Texas Supreme Court…

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Posted in Texas

Texas Supreme Court Finds Injured Contract Worker Was an Employee for Workers’ Compensation Purposes

From Lexology, Abby Kotun and Paulo McKeeby discuss a recent case in which a staffing agency’s employee was found…

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Posted in New Mexico Texas

Directional Driller was Independent Contractor

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a recent case in which a highly skilled directional driller was found…