This folder contains information on managing employees including paying employees, workplace safety, leaves of absence, discipline, and termination.
General Legal Issues
|Legal Issues Affecting Domestic Workers
This manual is intended as a reference for labor advocates and lawyers helping domestic workers assert their legal rights under Texas and federal law.
|General Information on Paying Wages
This document explains laws applicable to paying employees, including paying non-exempt employees for overtime, calculating overtime, and minimum wage.
Leaves of Absence
|Types of Leave
This document explains different types of leave including Family and Medical Leave.
|A Nonprofit Employers’ Legal Obligations to Veterans
Employees who are called to military service are entitled to basic rights regardless of the size or type of organization for which they work. Both federal and state laws offer certain protections to employees returning to employment after performing military service. This document discusses the various laws pertaining to the employement of veterans.
Discipline and Performance Management
|Discipline and Performance Management
This document provides practical tips on discipline and performance management.
Termination of Employment
|Termination of Employment
This document provides information on terminating an employee, the wrong reasons to terminate an employee, and a exit checklist.
|What to Do When You Have to Lay Off an Employee
This Legal Minute provides nonprofit employers wtih information to help ensure layoffs are conducted lawfully and implemented in a manner designed to
minimize the risk of litigation.
|Injuries to Employees
This document outlines general information about injuries to employees.
|Domestic Violence in the Workplace
This document, offered by permission of Texas Young Lawyers Association, describes important information for employers regarding domestic violence in the workplace.
| Work-Area Safety Checklist (English)
Work-Area Safety Checklist (Spanish)
This document provides a comprehensive checklist prepared by the Texas Workers compensation commission to promote workplace safety.