Tommy Simmons of the Texas Workforce CommissionAustin, Texas
Mr. Simmons is to speak to a group of Dental lab owners and managers at this years DLAT Business Symposium held in Galveston, Texas, September 12th and 13th.
He will speak Saturday:
10:00 am to 12:00pm Developing a Firm Business Structure for You and Your Employees
- Hiring – Legal Issues
- New Hire Paperwork and Reporting
- Developing Legal Employee Policies That Work
- Paying Employees Properly under Texas and Federal Laws
- Documenting Employment Actions
- Safe Handling of Work Separation Issues
- Unemployment Claims and Appeals
- Controlling Unemployment Taxes and Chargebacks
Mr. Simmons has asked that if any one has any special questions or issues you would like to hear about in the realm of employment law he will reasurch them and make sure they are covered in his PowerPoint presentation. If you have a question regarding one of the topics listed above: Choose a topic in the forum below and leave your question in the “reply” section, or you can create a new topic! If you cant use the forum below just email your question to DLATmembers@gmail.com and we will forward it to him .
William T. (Tommy) Simmons serves as legal counsel for Commissioner Andrade, the Commissioner representing employers at the Texas Workforce Commission, where he advises the Commissioner on final-level unemployment and wage claim appeals, assists business groups with employment-related legislation, and counsels employers on Texas and federal employment laws. Mr. Simmons has served as legal advisor to the Commissioner representing employers since 1987 and has given over 1900 talks before employer groups. He is the author of the book Especially for Texas Employers and is also the editor of the Employment Law Handbook of the Texas Association of Business. In 2012, the Texas Association of Business presented Mr. Simmons with its Lifetime Friend of Employers Award.
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