Texas Labor Code - Section 406.005. Employer Notice To Employees; Administrative Violation
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§ 406.005. EMPLOYER NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES; ADMINISTRATIVE
VIOLATION. (a) An employer shall notify each employee as provided
by this section whether or not the employer has workers'
compensation insurance coverage.
(b) The employer shall notify a new employee of the
existence or absence of workers' compensation insurance coverage at
the time the employee is hired.
(c) Each employer shall post a notice of whether the
employer has workers' compensation insurance coverage at
conspicuous locations at the employer's place of business as
necessary to provide reasonable notice to the employees. The
commissioner may adopt rules relating to the form and content of the
notice. The employer shall revise the notice when the information
contained in the notice is changed.
(d) An employer who obtains workers' compensation insurance
coverage or whose coverage is terminated or canceled shall notify
each employee that the coverage has been obtained, terminated, or
canceled not later than the 15th day after the date on which the
coverage, or the termination or cancellation of the coverage, takes
(e) An employer commits an administrative violation if the
employer fails to comply with this section.
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended
by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 265, § 3.024, eff. Sept. 1, 2005.
Last modified: August 11, 2007