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Filing for Unemployment Compensation in Texas

April 23, 2009
In many instances, Texas provides unemployment compensation while a person looks for a new position. The Texas Workforce Commission (“TWC”) administers the applicable laws. Its website, http://www.twc.state.tx.us, provides helpful information for the unemployed. A claimant may file a claim for unemployment benefits in person at a TWC local office or via the TWC’s website. The TWC then notifie...

At-Will Employment

April 21, 2009
Dallas, Texas - The Texas Supreme Court carved out a narrow exception to the employment at will doctrine on public policy grounds: An employer may not fire an employee solely because the employee refused to commit a criminal act. For example, an employer may not discharge an employee because the employee refused to follow a directive to forge checks, falsify financial records, or dump hazardo...