Month: May 2021

Texas House Passes Legislation on 3rd Reading Undoing Local Worker Protections & Limiting Cities’ Ability to Improve Working Conditions

Senate Bill 14 moves on to conference with House amendments limiting the impact on water breaks for construction workers and Fair Chance Hiring AUSTIN, TX – Today, the Texas House passed Senate Bill 14 on 3rd reading, a proposal designed to limit cities and municipalities from enacting local worker protections. Proposed amendments aiming to protect …

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Texas House Votes Down Workers Misclassification Bill

HB 3656 would equip the Texas Workforce Commission with additional tools to address widespread worker misclassification in the Texas construction industry Payroll fraud in the Texas construction industry costs the state $1.2 billion a year in lost federal income, payroll, and unemployment tax revenues AUSTIN, TX – Today the Texas House voted down HB 3656 …

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