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Legislative Changes Affect Human Resources and Workers Compensation

October 25, 2019| Risk Management News

Several bills passed by the Texas Legislature during the 86th legislative session that affect counties pertain to human resources and workers compensation. Five of those bills are summarized below with links to each bill.

Human Resources Reminders for Natural Disaster Planning: Before, During and After

September 10, 2019| Risk Management News

This article covers some of the human resource (HR) plans, policies and considerations in preparation for a catastrophic natural event, which can affect county operations and its employees. 

Update on Aug. 16 Ransomware Attack

August 21, 2019| Risk Management News

The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) aims to keep Association members informed in the aftermath of the Aug. 16 ransomware attack that targeted governmental entities and support those who have coverage with the TAC Risk Management Pool (TAC RMP).

URGENT: Ransomware Targeting Governmental Entities

August 16, 2019| Risk Management News

We have learned of a widespread cyber attack that is targeting governmental entities with ransomware. Please ensure that you are exercising extreme caution in opening emails and attachments, or clicking on links.

Proposed Changes to Dept. of Labor Overtime Calculations

August 08, 2019| Risk Management News

This article covers new developments in the human resource (HR) arena along with some of the new Texas legislative changes that will affect counties and county employees.

Protecting Employees from the Heat

July 26, 2019| Risk Management News

Be aware of the hot hours! Between noon and 6 p.m. is the hottest time of the day. Here are some tips for staying safe.

Cyber Protection: What to do Before and After a Cyber Incident

February 18, 2019| Risk Management News

Cybersecurity is now a critical component of corporate governance.

HR Planning & Prep Needed for a Crisis

August 16, 2018| Risk Management News

Hurricane season is now upon us, but a crisis (weather-related or otherwise) can strike at any time of the year.

16 Human Resources Steps to Prepare Before a Crisis Hits

August 16, 2018| Risk Management News

Top planning tips from TAC’s Human Resources Consultants to help counties better manage their human resources during an emergency.

2017 Safety Awards

May 15, 2018| TAC News

Eleven counties and three individuals were recognized for their commitment to employee safety.


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