19 Nov 2021

Texas Employee Rights: Do You Know Your Rights?

While at-will employment may seem unfair, it’s important to understand that Texas employee rights exist. As a worker in Texas, it is crucial to understand your rights in your workplace. Moreover, it’s important to know that you have legal options when your employer breaches those rights.  At Craighead Law Firm, our employment law attorneys protect […]

04 Nov 2021

Workplace Vaccine Mandates: Federal & State Conflicts

When the White House announced workplace vaccine mandates for federal contractors and employees, several states initiated their own rules to allow for more exemptions. For many employees, businesses, and HR professionals, this only caused more confusion.  So, how should a business and its employees approach vaccine policies when there are conflicting directives? (See Clayton’s Explanation […]

21 Oct 2021

Texas Expands Sexual Harassment Protections

Last month, Texas expanded its sexual harassment protections. Now, employees of any Texas company have coverage under the sexual harassment statutes. This follows amendments to the state’s discrimination laws, which were implemented in August.  The Texas legislature passed a new law to expand protections for employees who suffer from sexual harassment in their workplace. Known […]

13 Sep 2021

7 Things to Know About Wrongful Termination in Texas

When you feel your employer unjustly fired you, there are a few important things to know about wrongful termination in Texas. To begin, Texas is an “at-will” employment state. This means an employer has the right to terminate an employee for almost any reason.  While some factors seem irrational or trivial, they don’t really need […]

26 Aug 2021

Is It Better to Quit or Be Fired?

Is it better to quit or be fired from your job? What benefits do you lose when you decide to resign? Do you still receive a severance package?  When your time with your employer comes to an end, it’s common for questions and concerns to swim through your mind. Alternatively, some people face a situation […]

15 Jul 2021

Workplace Retaliation Guide: Know Your Rights

Workplace retaliation is something employees fear. It keeps too many people quiet in the face of adversity and injustice. In this guide, we want to offer some insight into your rights and protections as an employee.  Oftentimes, people know that the law protects employees from discrimination, harassment, and other workplace issues. However, employees often don’t […]