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COVID-19 Information and Guidance

Paid sick leave during coronavirus pandemic

"Really it’s pretty obvious: If you have a job and you get paid hourly and you don’t have any unemployment insurance or paid sick leave and you go down for three weeks, how do you pay your bills? How do you do anything?” said John W. Diamond, the director of the Center for Public Finance, about the impact of coronavirus on hourly workers and the need for paid sick leave. Houston Chronicle: