If an employee is injured on the job in Texas, the employee should receive information about his or her rights to Workers' Compensation. Texas employees that are injured at work in the state of Texas may be able to get free assistance from the Office of Injured Employee Counsel.
The Texas Injured Employee Rights Pamphlet from the Workers' Compensation Program informs employees about all of their rights under the workers' compensation system, including the right and requirements needed in order to receive benefits, the right to medical care, the right to a doctor, and the right to receive information at no cost.
This pamphlet also lets employees know that they are required to notify their employer if they have been injured on the job. Employees hurt on the job is a serious issue. Use The Texas Injured Employee Rights Pamphlet to document correctly within the guidelines set by the Texas Worker’s Compensation Program.
06/2023 - EEOC Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal - Revised with new information related to the new Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) effective June 27, 2023 and a new revision date.
05/2023 - Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - Federal Minimum Wage - Revised the Nursing Mothers section of the poster with the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP Act) and more clarification on employer requirements to provide reasonable break time and accommodations for nursing employees.
10/2022 - EEOC Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal - Revised to use plain language and bullet points to summarize the laws for employees. Added a QR code that links to instructions on how to file a charge of workplace discrimination. This new version replaces the old Equal Employment Opportunity is the law poster.
Federal State Non-Mandatory Updates
05/2023 - Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) - Revised with a new easy to read question and answer format and a new QR code to access more information.
05/2023 - - Revised with a new website and a new QR code for more information.
07/2016 - Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - Federal Minimum Wage - Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes text regarding nursing mothers and overtime rules.
07/2016 - - Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes the removal of penalty amount up to $10,000 against violators and revised contact numbers.
05/2016 - - Minor update includes a new QR code and contact information.
05/2016 - - Update includes minor reformatting and slight changes of verbiage regarding the usage of FMLA.