Houston, TX asked in Employment Law for Texas

Q: Hello, I recently got covid. My job did not pay me, although I am a full-time employee. Is there anything I can do?

I'm not qualified for paid sick days until I complete a year with the company. I've been with them for a total of 9 months.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Bill  Hommel
Bill Hommel
  • Tyler, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires employers up to 500 employees to provide paid sick leave if you contract the virus. If you have been with the company for at least 30 days prior to taking the leave, you should qualify for the paid leave.

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