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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Texas Tells Podcast

Episode Three: “The Second Storm”

April 12, 2015—Episode three: How do Texans rebuild in the wake of catastrophe? After devastating storms ravage their homes, businesses, and churches, many Texans faced a second storm: dealing with their insurance company. This month, we talked to policyholders about SB1628, the insurance industry’s effort to erode the last line of defense for policyholders against low, slow, or no payments […]

Eye on Texas Blog

Our Take: Perry’s Farewell Address

January 15, 2015—Gov. Rick Perry gave his farewell address before a joint session of the legislature today. He touted his record of severely restricting access to legal accountability, pointing specifically to sweeping 2003 legislation that closed the courthouse doors for countless Texans. Even as he exits the stage, Gov. Perry is a cheerleader for his broken special […]

Eye on Texas Blog

Safe Texas Agenda

December 15, 2014—As our state’s economy thrives and our population booms, Texas families and communities face new threats to their physical and financial safety. We call on lawmakers to take steps during the 84th Legislature to help Texans thrive in our Texas economy by adopting a Safe Texas Agenda. “The freedom to raise a family, build a […]

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Research & Reports
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 »

Court Watch
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 »