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Compliance thresholds — Texas

The following list does not include all federal and Texas employment laws, but it does provide a snapshot view of how many employees an employer must have to be covered by these most significant laws. Remember, however, that coverage for some of the laws also depends on requirements other than the number of employees. If the number places your business on the borderline, consult further in the reference for an explanation of those other requirements.

Minimum Employees Law Notes Topic Reference
1 Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) Very restricted use Privacy rights
1 Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – including child labor   Wages and hours
1 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Public employers only.  Higher for private employers Family and medical leave
1 Federal new hire reporting requirements The law does not currently

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