Defending Against Unemployment Claims in Texas

You had to let an employee go and before you turn around you get a notice in the mail that your former employee has filed a claim for unemployment compensation. How do you decide when to fight an unemployment claim and when to let it go without objection? In Texas, the rules are simple. If an … [Read more...]

Business and Labor Unite to Seek Reform on Independent Contractor Issue

Business groups and labor advocacy groups in the Austin area have united in a common goal: Root out construction companies who undercut the competition by cheating. According to the protestors, some construction companies intentionally mislabel workers as independent contractors, rather than … [Read more...]