Paid Sick Leave: Texas
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Michelle Barrett Falconer and Susie Wine, Littler
- Texas does not require paid sick leave for employees of private sector employers. See Paid Sick Leave.
- Localities including Austin, Dallas and San Antonio passed paid sick leave laws; however, they have been blocked from taking effect while they are being contested in the courts. See Local Requirements.
- Ensure that practices and policies comply with applicable paid sick leave requirements. See Key Compliance Steps.