Whether you’re thinking of starting your own business or you’ve been successfully running a business for years, it should come as no surprise that managing a business can be quite complex. Along with all the concerns you have as an owner (turning a profit, hiring employees, building a company culture, and keeping your clients happy), there are so many Texas laws that guide how you can legally run your business.
Though money is always a concern for any responsible business owner, hiring a business lawyer can prevent fines and penalties that could halt — or even shut down — the business. Hiring a seasoned attorney to help you evaluate your Texas business could be one of the best investments your business ever makes.
One important aspect of any business is employees. They’re often responsible for creating the products, and they even help define the values of the company. Because this is such an important part of any business, there are many laws in place to protect both the employee and employer.
North Texas Legal News covered ten major employment laws that every Texas business owner should know. Give them a read below:
This is a long list of regulations a Texas business must follow, and it doesn’t even cover the tip of the iceberg. Violating (or leading an employee to believe you’ve violated) one or more of these laws could result in a legal case that takes time and money away from your business.
Owning a business is often a rewarding experience for many individuals living in Texas. If you want to make sure that you’re running your business according to the proper guidelines and regulations, it’s important to recruit the help of an experienced business lawyer. Dan E. Martens has been practicing business law in Dallas for more than 40 years, and he can help you assess your needs. Schedule a consultation to get started.