Workplace Safety

Texas workers have a right to expect that their employers will provide a safe workplace. While many jobs include some risk of injury, it is incumbent upon every employer to take all steps necessary to ensure the safety and well-being of the Texas workforce. Workers deserve to have strong accountability measures in place, and businesses must make safe workplaces a priority. All too often employers fall short of fulfilling the duty they have to their workers. That is why we need strong legal protections for workers who are harmed on the job.

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Visit our Workplace Safety Tips page for information and resources on workplace safety.

To learn more about the harmful impact of the Entergy decision, check out Texas’s Watch’s Entergy Fact Sheet.

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Special Interest PAC Can’t Handle the Truth

February 14, 2014—Access to the civil justice system is a fundamental right. It is embedded in our constitution because no one is above the law and everyone should be held to account for their actions. But, the folks over at the self-styled Texans for Lawsuit Reform’s PAC of CEOs and lobbyists just can’t seem to understand that.... Read more »

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WEST EXPLOSION: It could happen again

December 14, 2013—In the ritual of modern disaster politics, catastrophes are closely followed by elected officials on the scene to praise local grit and promise swift relief. Serious remedies and sweeping reforms, in many instances, arrive next. The aftermath of the April 17 explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. proved in part to be no exception. Within... Read more »

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Research & Reports

The Texas Watch Foundation, a non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization, conducts research and public education activities on consumer law, consumer protection and civil justice issues. Read More »

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Court Watch

Court Watch, a program of the Foundation, documents the role and impact of the Texas civil court system on Texas families and Texas public policy. Read More »