Our leave plaices are woefully inadequate compared to European countries. Europe offers at least 14 weeks of paid maternity leave. Germany and Sweden offer the last amount at 14 weeks. The United Kingdom offers 52 weeks, while Ireland offered 42 weeks of paid maternity leave. Here in the USA, we offer zero. Although, says the

 For a good summary of the rights of Texas employees when they lose their job, see Aaron Ramirez’ post from last March.  Note that Aaron makes no mention of the employer paying the employee for any accrued vacation or sick leave.  An at-will employee, which includes most employees in Texas, has no right to