Employer Federal & State Requirements

Determine the federal and state employer requirements and obligations, such as labor and safety. Federal requirements are the Americans with Disabilities act requirements, Equal Employment Requirements, Safety requirements, and Wage and Labor Requirements.

Office on the Americans with Disabilities Act
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, D.C. 20530
1-800-514-0383 (TTY)

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
San Antonio District Office
5410 Fredericksburg Ste. 200
Mockingbird Plaza, Plaza II
San Antonio, Texas 78229
(210) 281-7600

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
U.S. Department of Labor
903 San Jacinto Ste. 319
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 916-5783

U.S. Department of Labor
Regional Wage and Hour Office
10127 Moroco Ste. 140
San Antonio, Texas 78216
(210) 308-4515

State Requirements

State Requirements are the American with Disabilities Act Requirements, Drug-Free Workplace, Equal Employment Requirements, Plant Closings, Safety Requirements, Wage and Labor Requirements, and Workers’ Compensation Insurance.

Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities
P.O. Box 12428
Austin, Texas 78711
(512) 463-5739
(512) 463-5746 (TDD)

Texas Drug-Free Workplace Initiative
2525 Wallingwood Bldg. 5
Austin, Texas 78746
(512) 328-1144

Texas Commission on Human Rights
6330 E. Hwy. 290 Ste. 250
Austin, Texas 78723
(512) 437-3450

Texas Workforce Commission
101 E. 15 Street Ste. 104-T
Austin, Texas 78701-0001
(512) 936-0425

Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission
Southfield Building
4000 S. IH35
Austin, Texas 78704
(512) 448-7900

Labor Law Department
Texas Workforce Commission
101 E. 15
Austin, Texas 78778
(512) 837-9559
www.twc.state.tx.us/ui/tax/taxdept.html (Scroll down to Labor Law Department)

Businesses should have the following posters required to be posted at the place of business, if necessary contact the agency indicated to request copies for posting.

“Federal Minimum Wage” and “Employee Polygraph Protection Act”
U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division
(210) 308-4515

“Occupational Safety and Health Administration Notice”
U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(512) 916-5783

“Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law”
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
(210) 281-7600

“Texas Unemployment Compensation Act” and “Schedule of Paydays”
Texas Workforce Commission
(512) 463-2747

“The Law in Texas” (Optional Poster)
Texas Commission on Human Rights
(512) 437-3450