Texas Economy and Unemployment Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 has certainly stirred up a lot of new and rising issues concerning the public health shock and the oil price shock. But what about unemployment rates now? Graph – Data extracted on: June 05, 2020 Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Unemployment – Many individuals (and Texans) have lost their jobs, have been furloughed, or have […]

Four Easy Ways We Can Help Others During COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Without Risking Our Health

We have all had the opportunity to familiarize ourselves with a new term called “social distancing”. For those unfamiliar with the term, this is the act of physically staying away from other people in order to contain a risk of a growing disease. Among all of the articles about COVID-19 (Coronavirus), one thing has stuck […]

New Department of Labor Laws Passed by Trump Administration

Are you an employee who earns under $35,568 a year? As of September 24th, 2019, final rulings have been released under the Trump Administration and the US Department of Labor that mandates all employees under specific brackets will be paid for their overtime. In the final rulings, all Departments have decided: Increasing normal annual income, […]

XL Pro and Law – Tips, Facts, and Hacks!

Did you know that Texas has often been named the best state for business? According to one website: (Stevens-Huffman, 2014) “Texas is often named the best state for business, receiving four stars for taxes and regulations by Chief Executive.net. One reason is that Texas courts generally do not favor wrongful termination suits, so many of those actions […]