Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 81D.001

In this chapter:


“Adverse action” means an action taken by an employer that a reasonable person would consider was for the purpose of punishing, alienating, or otherwise adversely affecting an employee, contractor, applicant for employment, or applicant for a contract position.


“Commission” means the Texas Workforce Commission.


“Contractor” means a person who undertakes specific work for an employer in exchange for a benefit without submitting to the control of the employer over the manner, methods, or details of the work.


“COVID-19” means the 2019 novel coronavirus disease and any variants of the disease.


“Employer” means a person, other than a governmental entity, who employs one or more employees.
Added by Acts 2023, 88th Leg., 3rd C.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 7), Sec. 1, eff. February 6, 2024.

Source: Section 81D.001 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­81D.­htm#81D.­001 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 81D.001’s source at texas​.gov