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FMLA: Texas

FMLA requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Susan A.P. Woodhouse, Littler

Summary

  • Texas does not have a state family and medical leave law applicable to private employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • Employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth or a related medical condition must be treated the same as employees who are not pregnant but are similar in their ability or inability to work. See Pregnancy Discrimination.
  • Other types of leave may be available to Texas employees - some required by federal, state or local law, and some provided by company policy, as well as several sources of income replacement. See Interaction of Leave Laws.
  • Dallas has requirements pertaining to paid sick leave. See Local Requirements.