COVID-19 Resources & Support for Workers

COVID-19 has presented new and unexpected challenges for individuals, families, businesses, and communities. If you are looking for information and/or assistance with food, health, housing, etc. visit 2-1-1 Texas and enter your zip code for location based referrals. For employment support, live chat with our staff by opening the chat box in the bottom left corner, call (800) 457-5633, or click below to make an appointment at one of our office locations in Abilene, Brownwood, Eastland, or Sweetwater (availability varies by location).

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Working During COVID-19

The Wage and Hour Division at the Dept. of Labor is committed to protecting and enhancing the welfare of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Federal laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act, provide critical worker protections regarding wages and hours worked and job-protected leave during the pandemic. These resources offer information on common issues employers and employees face during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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