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Employment Law Lawyers In Leesburg Texas

Leesburg is an unincorporated community in southwestern Camp County, Texas, United States. It lies along State Highway 11 west of the city of Pittsburg, the county seat of Camp County. Its elevation is 397 feet (121 m). Although Leesburg is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 75451; the ZCTA for ZIP Code 75451 had a population of 1,265 at the 2000 census. Named for early settler John Lee, Leesburg was a contender for county seat in 1874, coming in second to Pittsburg. In the same year, the community's first post office was established. Leesburg has declined from its height in the early 20th century; its population has fallen, and its schools have been consolidated into the Pittsburg Independent School District since 1955.

What is employment law?

Employment law deals with the relationship between employees and their employer specifying the rights and restrictions applicable to the employee and employer in the workplace. Employment law differs from labor law, which primarily deals with the relationship between employers and labor organizations.

Employment law regulates such issues as employee discipline, benefits, hiring, firing, overtime and breaks, leave, payroll, health and safety in the workplace, non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistleblowing, worker classification as independent contractor or employee, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Answers to employment law issues in Texas

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum standards for minimum wage and...

Under federal laws, it is illegal to discriminate against someone (applicant or employee) because of that person's...

The law forbids discrimination because of...

Harassment is a form of employment discrimination that may violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the...

It is unlawful to harass a person (an applicant or employee) because of that person’s sex. Harassment can include "...

The Equal Pay Act requires that men and women in the same workplace be given equal pay for equal work. The jobs need...

It is illegal to fire, demote, refuse to promote, harass, or otherwise “retaliate” against people (applicants or...

Employers covered under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) must grant an eligible employee up to a total of 12 of...

As a general rule, the information obtained and requested through the pre-employment process should be limited to...

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected...