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Why Businesses That Utilize Contractor Services Must Be Cognizant of How the Texas Construction Anti-Indemnity Act Is Applied

Texas Construction Anti-Indemnity Act

​​The Texas Anti-Indemnity Act was added to the Texas Insurance Code effective as of January 1, 2012, but since then, there have been many questions regarding how the act is applied and who needs to be cognizant of its application. The term construction is not as important as originally believed, with many contractual agreements for…

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Updates to the Texas Health and Safety Code Now Require Healthcare Facilities to Adopt Workplace Violence Prevention Plans in 2024

Updates to the Texas Health and Safety Code

​​Senate Bill 240, now established as Texas’s Health and Safety Code Chapter 331, mandates that all healthcare facilities in Texas need to have a written workplace violence prevention plan by September 1, 2024. This means that all healthcare facilities in Texas are obligated to adopt and enforce a plan to prevent workplace violence and respond…

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5th Circuit Court of Appeals Reverses NLRB Decision to Limit a Company’s Ability to Implement and Enforce Dress Code Policy

Company’s Ability to Implement and Enforce Dress Code Policy

​​Employers prevailed in a momentous victory against the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) when the NLRB’s decision to limit a company’s ability to implement and enforce dress code policy was reversed. Federal law is impactful and possesses the potential to provide balance to struggles between commercial corporations and the NLRB. Interpretations of the law resonate…

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