Member Resources

Members of the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association have exclusive access to all of our online resources. To request your login information, call us at 512-474-2996.

Affordable Care Act

Learn about your responsibility as a hotelier under the new national healthcare act.

Adaptations for Pregnant Employees

Learn more about the accommodations that you have to make for an employee who just informed you that she is pregnant.

Child Labor Laws

We often receive calls from lodging operators inquiring about the laws and regulations pertaining to employing youths as part-time workers. Download this guide to learn more.

Fair Labor Standards Act FAQ

THLA receives a great deal of questions from lodging operators regarding minimum wage and overtime for employees. Download this Q&A which addresses the most common questions we receive.

Independent Contractor Vs. Employee

Federal and state law presumes an individual is an employee rather than an independent contractor. Use this guide to find out which factors the courts have held to be determinative to overcome this presumption.

Interview Questions to Avoid

Download this guide of important questions to avoid the next time you are conducting an interview.

IRS Guidelines on Tipping

In 2014, the IRS began enforcing new rules for automatic gratuities added to guests' bills for food service. This article can help ensure that you are following the proper guidelines.

Minimum Wage and Overtime FAQ

THLA receives a great deal of questions from lodging operators regarding minimum wage and overtime for employees. This Q&A addresses the most common questions we receive.

Sample Offer Letter

This sample letter can be a valuable resource when extending an offer to someone.

Sample Social Media Policy

Hotels often want to have a social media policy for their employee. Having such a policy is a good idea, but employers must be careful to when implementing a policy, as certain employee activity is legally protected.

Workplace Appearance Standards

Find out what rights employers have to set standards for appropriate workplace dress codes.

Sample Employee Firearms Policy

Print and post this document so that your employees are aware of your firearm policy.

Employment Law Posters

THLA maintains an up-to-date ZIP file of necessary employment law posters.