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The attorneys at our top-rated, Houston Law firm practice business and employment law. We help our clients achieve their business and employment goals.

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Houston Employment Lawyers and Employment Litigation Attorneys in Sugar Land TX

The Sugar Land TX lawyers at Garcia-Martin & Martin, P.C. are experienced in all aspects of Houston Texas employment law, from advising Fortune 500 executives and small business owners on a daily basis to handling complex employment litigation. Employment laws in Houston and Texas are constantly changing.Our Sugar Land attorneys stay up to date on Texas employment laws and business laws and federal employment laws and regulations, so we can provide value to your business or stand up for your rights as an individual.

Our experience in employment law and employment litigation covers the following areas:

  • Overtime and minimum wage claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • Wrongful discharge claims for discrimination based on an applicant or employee’s race/color, national origin, sex/sexual harassment, pregnancy, religion, and retaliation. These claims are based under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Texas Commission of Human Rights Act, and other similar laws.
  • Disability claims under the Americans with Disability Act.
  • Age discrimination claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
  • The Family Medical Leave Act.
  • The Service members Civil Relief Act.
  • Representing employers and employees before the Texas Workforce Commission in disputes over unemployment benefits.
  • Representing employers and employees before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  • Negotiating, drafting, and reviewing non-compete agreements.
  • Representing employers and former employees in prosecuting or defending non-compete agreements and trade secrets in Court.
  • Arbitration and mediation of employment disputes.
  • Conducting workplace investigations and audits.
  • Negotiating, drafting, and reviewing severance agreements.
  • Negotiating, drafting, and reviewing employment contracts.
  • Drafting employee handbooks.

Although employment in Texas is "at-will” meaning that an employee can be fired for any lawful reason or no reason at all, there are many laws that govern an employee’s rights and an employer’s obligations. We have successfully represented countless employers and employees in state and federal court, in mediation and arbitration, and before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Texas Workforce Commission.

For Houston employers, we can assist with drafting employee handbooks and on-site training, so owners and managers are better trained on the basics of employment law compliance such as overtime, discrimination, disability accommodations, and medical leave.Contact us today, so we can set-up a proactive plan that if implemented properly should eliminate or reduce the burdens and costs of a employment law case or business lawsuit later. If you have been sued, our Houston TX lawyers have the experience and skill to vigorously defend you.

For employees in Houston or Sugar Land TX, if you have been denied overtime wages or think your employer has discriminated against you, contact us and we will evaluate your case. There are strict and short deadlines in filing many employment claims, so call us at 281-277-3066 or contact us on-line to have your case evaluated by an experienced Houston employment attorney.

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Based in Houston, the attorneys of the law firm of Garcia-Martin & Martin, P.C. serve the business and employment law needs of clients throughout the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, including Fort Bend County, Harris County, Galveston County, Montgomery County, and the cities of Houston, Sugar Land, Richmond, Rosenberg, Stafford, Missouri City, Baytown, Katy, Galveston, Pear Land, Conroe and the Woodlands