Independent contractor misclassification is an unfortunate yet common occurrence in Houston, TX. Often, this misclassification is in a verbal agreement. However, many written agreements misclassify contractors as well. While this misclassification of contractor vs employee is not necessarily malicious, it is a fairly common practice across many industries. One common example is the construction industry, […]
Category Archives: Employee Rights
Non-Compete Agreement: Can Your Employer Dictate Your Actions?
Did your employer ask you to sign a non-compete agreement? In some cases, you might hear it called a covenant not to compete, but it means the same thing. Often, employers ask new hires to sign this contract. It restricts the actions of the employee after the employment relationship ends. Specifically, it bars them from […]
Employment Law Changes: 8 Topics to Watch in 2022
Employment law changes aren’t all too common on a national level. However, the pandemic and the increasingly remote workforce have companies examining their policies and bylaws. Across the country, this includes aspects of both severance agreements and employee agreements. Why is this important for Texas workers? As trends take hold, they impact your health, your […]
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 […]