Legislative News


Texas Association of Staffing is the lobbying arm of the Texas staffing industry. Legislative and financial pressures have become increasingly threatening to the staffing industry. Our congressional lobbying efforts give our members a voice when legislative issues that impact our industry are before congress. As a member of Texas Association, we will keep you updated on important legislative news that impacts our industry. Click here to learn more about the benefits of joining Texas Association of Staffing.



Legislative Alert — New DOL Overtime Rules

Ask your Members of Congress to Cosponsor Legislation (S. 2707/H.R. 4773) to Nullify Current FLSA Overtime Rule and Send Rule Back for a New Economic Analysis!    As you know, the Department of Labor (DOL) has issued dramatic changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations. The Texas Association of Staffing supports theREAD MORE ►



ALERT–Austin Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance Hearing

Attention companies doing business in Austin! This could be just the start of letting the government tell you how to Hire! The Austin City Council wants to tell you when you can do a criminal background check when you hire new employees. • You won’t be able to do a background check until after youREAD MORE ►



84th Legislative Session Adjourns

The 84h Legislative session has adjourned. TAS was successful in influencing several significant pieces of legislation.  TAS Executive Director, who is our official lobbyist, coupled with the veteran legislative committee tracked, signed in opposition or support of 29 bills on your behalf.  We consider this session a complete win for our organization as no legislationREAD MORE ►