The recent winter storm caused major disruptions for Texas businesses, including closures due to loss of electricity, water issues, property damages, and transportation issues. As businesses deal with the fallout of the storm, employers may be wondering whether they are responsible for compensating employees during the interruption. Jackson Walker Labor & Employment partner Dawn Holiday discusses multiple issues surrounding employer's responsibilities for exempt and non-exempt employees, and the expectations placed on employees during the winter storm disruptions. In addition, Dawn explains some of the actions that the Jackson Walker Labor & Employment team takes to help employers prepare for future business disruptions.
The music is by Eve Searls.
This podcast is made available by Jackson Walker for informational purposes only, does not constitute legal advice, and is not a substitute for legal advice from qualified counsel. Your use of this podcast does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Jackson Walker. The facts and results of each case will vary, and no particular result can be guaranteed.
As you assess the impact of the February winter storm, Jackson Walker attorneys can help advise you on the legal implications for your business. For additional insights and resources, visit our Winter Storm Recovery site.
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