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Is It Illegal for Employers to Retaliate Against an Employee Who Was Injured on the Job?

Is it legal for my employer to retaliate against me if I suffer a work injury? Austin work injury attorney Aaron Allison discusses employee retaliation. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: Under Texas employment law, an employer can’t retaliate against you because of an on-the-job injury. If an employer terminates you for being injured on the job, that’s…
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Texas Construction Companies Take Steps to Protect Injured Workers

We’ve written in the past about ways that changes to workers’ compensation laws have been hurting injured workers. Now let’s talk about how some Texas companies are voluntarily changing things for the better. Construction workers have shockingly little protection from work injury. According to Mike Holland, the chief operating officer of a major Houston contractor and vice chairman of the…
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Workers Injured in Explosion at Texas Chemical Plant

Last week, a large fire broke out after an explosion at a Pasadena petrochemical refinery shut down the Houston Ship Channel and injured a worker. The Houston Press calls this plant the “petrochemical epicenter” as it refines approximately 100,000 barrels of crude oil daily into jet fuel, diesel fuel or gasoline. That said, the fire was rather large and disturbed…
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