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Experienced Houston, Texas Law Firm For Labor, Employment, and Immigration Needs

Monty & Ramirez LLP, a minority-owned law firm, maintains a full-service business immigration practice representing companies and individuals alike. Our philosophy is to advance our clients’ interests as effectively as possible by offering a forward-thinking approach. We are committed to understanding our clients’ specific business, industry and legal concerns. We keep a constant focus on our clients’ immediate and long-term goals. Working hard and producing innovative, cost-effective solutions is imperative for us and our clients. We provide clients with the highest quality in labor, employment and immigration services based on our thorough understanding of the law and its applications. We approach our clients’ needs as if we are partners in the process – having fully discussed all options and deciding on actions as a team. We believe that informed, proactive clients are successful clients.

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Just Ask Jacob: Be prepared if ICE comes calling with a warrant

Q We employ a large number of seasonal workers, many with temporary work visas, at several different sites. We also have a main office. We would like to train our frontline employees on what to do if U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) shows up with a warrant for an immigration raid. What should we tell our receptionist at the main office? What should we tell our managers and site supervisors at the other worksites?A When ICE … Read More

May Day, May Day! Where have the workers gone?

Following the headline-grabbing protests earlier this year in response to President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration-related Executive Orders, activists soon began organizing again. After successful demonstrations across the country on “A Day Without Immigrants” in February, immigration advocates focused their attention on May 1, also known as May Day. For many years, May 1 has been a day of activism, particularly with regard to labor … Read More

Texas-based U.S. Steel subsidiary pays $150K to settle religious bias claims

In early April, Houston-based U.S. Steel Tubular Products Inc. (USSTP), a subsidiary of U.S. Steel Corporation, settled a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).The EEOC alleged in the lawsuit that USSTP revoked a job offer to Stephen Fasuyi, a member of the Nazirite sect of the Hebrew Israelite faith, after he refused to allow hair to be cut from his scalp for preemployment drug testing. … Read More

How to correct a bad Social Security number: 4 tips for Texas Employers

What should you do when John Smith notifies HR that your company reported wages under his Social Security number (SSN) but he has never worked for you? For starters, do not ignore the problem. Be proactive! There is a simple, responsive, and compliant way to address this ever-increasing problem in today’s workplace.Frequently occurring scenarioJohn Smith is from New York and has never set foot in Texas. Recently, he was denied welfare … Read More

Just Ask Jacob: We need your stinkin’ badge: recouping the cost of unreturned equipment

Q If an employee quits and fails to return his badge and uniform, can we deduct the cost of the items from his final paycheck? If not, what can we do?A That depends on the state where the employee worked. Some states allow employers to make deductions from employees’ pay with written authorization. You may ask an employee to sign such an authorization upon hire when you issue him the work-related equipment. An alternative is to send the … Read More

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150 W. Parker Road, 3rd Floor
Houston, Texas 77076
Phone: (281) 493-5529

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Tuesday
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Thursday
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Saturday
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8:30 am – 5:30 pm
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