The Texas Young Lawyers Association created a guide entitled Employment Law Basic of New Lawyers.

Every employer should be familiar with employment law. If an employer does not comply with state and federal employment requirements, it risks civil or criminal liability. But the myriad state and federal statutes relating to the hiring, termination, and compensation of employees can be difficult for a new or first-time employer to identify and understand. This handbook is meant to provide a brief overview of the overlapping state and federal requirements so that new or first-time Texas employers can avoid employment disputes with their employees.

Please download your copy here.