Human Resources/Payroll Important Information

Important Information

EEO/AA Statement

West Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applicants without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or over), disability, genetic information, or veteran status.  Reaffirmation Memo

More information is available at the System and University library sites listed below:

The Texas A&M University System Policy and Regulation Library

West Texas A&M University Rules and Procedures

Disability Inclusion

Voluntarily self-identifying is a good thing and allows us to evolve and change.  We ask that job applicants and employees voluntarily self-identify because you play an important role in helping us provide equal employment opportunities for people with disabilities.  Here is more information regarding  Self-Identification and how it affects you.

IRCA Requirement

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

Criminal History Information

By submitting an application for employment with West Texas A&M University, you may be subject to a criminal background check.

Selective Service Requirement

Texas law requires that males, age 18 through 25, show proof of compliance with Federal Selective Service Laws. For additional information on job requirements, contact Human Resources.  

Public Disclosure of Information

Be advised that under Texas law, names and other information concerning applicants or nominees may be subject to disclosure upon request.

Affirmative Action Plan

Because West Texas A&M University has $50,000 or more in annual contracts with the federal government and employs 50 or more employees, we are required to prepare an annual written Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) for minorities and women, for covered veterans, and for individuals with a disability.

External Employment

Texas A&M governs all external employment of employees of The Texas A&M University System other than faculty covered by System Regulation 31.05.01 and includes external employment by faculty members that is not directly related to their professional discipline.  Members have a duty to ensure that external employment by its employees does not interfere with the duties and responsibilities of the employees' positions of appointment.  External Employment Form

Federal Procurement Integrity Act

The requirements of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act relate to contractors who seek procurement contracts from the federal government in order to provide the government or one of its agencies with goods or services.  The majority of such relationships that involve the Texas A&M University System or its members are those for federally funded research.  Federal Procurement Integrity Act Certification

Gift, Grant, Donation, or Other Consideration designated as Salary Supplement for an Employee:

2019 - $25,000

2021 - $15,000

Posters for the Workplace - U.S. Department of Labor

For general questions regarding workplace concerns, please call the Department of Labor National Contact Center’s toll-free help line at 1-866-4-USA-DOL (1-866-487-2365)  TTY. Live assistance is available in English and Spanish, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Additional service is available in more than 140 languages through a translation service.

Information provided by a telephone caller will be kept confidential within the bounds of the law. Compliance assistance inquiries will not trigger an inspection, audit, investigation, etc.

Employee Rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (Federal Minimum Wage)
OSHA Job Safety and Health: It’s the Law
Employee Rights Under Family and Medical Leave Act
Equal Employment Opportunities is the Law
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination
Employee Rights Under the Employee Polygraph Protection Act
Your Rights Under USERRA (The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act)
E-Verify Participation
Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER)
Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal

Posters for the Workplace - Texas Workforce Commission

Workplace compliance posters required to be displayed can vary from one employer to another. Posters can be printed free of charge directly from links on this page or by following links to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Employers do not need to purchase required posters from private vendors. Government-issued compliance posters do not have to be laminated to satisfy an employer's regulatory obligation.

Employers needing additional information about which posters they need to display can call TWC's Labor Law unit at 800-832-9243 or 512-475-2670.