We update this overview of Texas background check laws and ban-the-box rules often. But laws change quickly, and we cannot guarantee all information is current. Always consult your attorney for legal advice.
In order to set a standard for hiring policies, the federal government created the Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FCRA, which monitors and protects both employers and job candidates.
LOCAL LAWS — PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COMPANIES
No statewide ban-the-box or fair hiring laws exist for Texas. See which counties and cities have local ban-the-box and fair hiring laws.