Texas Labor Code

Sec. § 415.006
Employer Chargebacks Prohibited; Administrative Violation


An employer may not collect from an employee, directly or indirectly, a premium or other fee paid by the employer to obtain workers’ compensation insurance coverage, except as provided by Sections 406.123 (Election to Provide Coverage; Administrative Violation) and 406.144 (Election to Provide Coverage; Agreement).


An employee or legal beneficiary of an employee has a right of action to recover damages against an employer who violates Subsection (a).


A person commits an administrative violation if the person violates Subsection (a).
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), Sec. 3.270, eff. September 1, 2005.

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