Member Help Resources and Information
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Workmans Compensation Information
Office of Injured Employee Counsel A free service offered by the state of Texas
Texas Workmans Comp Resources A guide and list for help
Texas Workers Compensation Act For some light reading
Online Workmans Comp Claim form This links to an interactive web form as well as instructions on other types of forms available
What if I get injured on a break? The Personal Comfort Doctrine: To be compensable, an injury does not have to occur while the IW is actually performing work or some duty for the employer. Such an injury may be found compensable if it occurred while the IW was engaged in an activity to administer to his or her "personal comfort." The Supreme Court of Texas has described the "personal comfort" doctrine in the following terms:
Texas Payday Law
The Law It is in plain Engish and easy to read
Allowable Deductions from your pay Not just anything can be deducted from your pay without your written permission!
Final Pay How they have to handle your final paycheck
How to submit a wage claim If you think your employer owes you money, file a claim here
Guide to FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) This is a large file but it is easy to follow
What is required for a doctor's note for FMLA and how long do I have to produce it?
Pregnancy Rights in the workplace in Texas
A recent case decided on breastfeeding in the workplace discrimination
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