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Employment Contracts Archives

Texas Increasingly Favors Noncompete Agreements

Texas employers looking to enforce noncompete agreements linked to departing employees face an easier road since 2006. That year is when the Texas courts began to support enforcing these agreements, after historically favoring employees' ability to move from job to job freely.

Is your employer open to predictable scheduling?

Having a livable working wage for the working poor is at the forefront of many legislators’ agendas. Indeed, the cost of living in Texas is lower than other areas of the country, so a $15 minimum wage may not be a priority yet, but having predictable schedules certainly is.  

An end to last minute scheduling changes for hourly workers?

The job stability of a fast food worker is dependent on the revenues their employer generates. Financial peaks and valleys are part of doing business for everyone involved.
While restaurants have predictable "up" and "down" times, business traffic not living up to expectations impact hourly employees' bottom lines.

A future of flexibility for private employees?

Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed The Working Families Flexibility Act. Sponsored by U.S. Rep. Martha Roby of Alabama's 2nd District, H.R. 1180 would give private employees the choice between of receiving cash wages for overtime work or accruing comp time in lieu of that pay.

Why severance agreements are more complex than most employees realize

There is a natural tendency to assume that whenever the topic of a severance agreement is breached in connection with the impending departure of an executive- or management-level employee, matters will invariably turn contentious.

Terms of employment contracts could affect lives of Texas workers

The terms of workers' contracts can have a significant impact on how they carry out their work duties and also on certain aspects of their lives. Due to the importance of employment contracts, individuals often want to ensure that they are getting the best terms possible. Unfortunately, parties may disagree on what those terms may be and disputes could arise. 

Contract disputes may lead to lawsuits in Texas

Being under stress due to employment issues can cause many individuals to feel overwhelmed. When the issues pertain to contract negotiations, the situation may seem even more difficult to address. Contract disputes may cause individuals to feel the need to take drastic action in order to ensure that their voices are being heard. As a result, they may wish to find out more on their legal rights and options for negotiations. 

New doctors should have employment contracts reviewed

Completing residency is an exciting time for many new Texas doctors. Once an offer of employment is extended, many will eagerly enter into employment contracts only to discover later that the terms are not as favorable as they might have believed. Therefore, it would be beneficial to have any employment agreement reviewed by an attorney prior to signing it.

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