Employment Law Compliance Plan
To: Bradley Stonefield, Owner
Date: June 8, 2015
Subject: Employment Law Compliance Plan
Thank you for taking the time to speak with us today. Per our discussion, I would like to address the employment laws that are specific to both Texas and federally. The consequences for noncompliance of these employment laws will be addressed as well. Laws we will discuss are
• Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
• Americans with Disabilities Act
• Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
• Federal Fair Labor Standard
• Texas Minimum Wage Law
• The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
Title VII of the ...view middle of the document...
As an employer, you cannot fail or refuse to hire or discharge an employee because of their age, it is also unlawful to reduce wages because of age ("U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission", 2015).
The Federal Fair Labor Standards Act
The Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is legislation that set the minimum wage standards, as well as addresses overtime that employee’s work. Should an employee have an issue, they can file a complaint within a year of any wrongdoing.
Texas Minimum Wage Law
Texas has a minimum wage that must be paid to employees $7.25 per hour worked. Anything over 40 hours will be paid at time and a half. Each driver must have a valid driver’s license. Some areas of Texas, it will be required to have a chauffeur license, it would be best to contact the local motor vehicle office to answer those questions.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 control issues with undocumented workers. The workforce in Texas has many undocumented workers; if an undocumented worker is hired fines are severe. Civil and...