Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan A.P. Woodhouse, Littler
- 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.