Everything is bigger in Texas. Darn right. Well, maybe this is one distinction Texas businesses could have done without. In recently released EEOC complaint results for 2011, Texas ranked first. One in ten complaints across the US were filed in Texas. Of those claims filed in Texas, race charges came in first, followed by sex, age, and national origin.
Folks, we are beating California where the employment laws and employee protections run rampant! Let’s try to take some proactive steps to avoid this distinction in the future.