Texas employers no longer must provide paid sick leave to their employees in Dallas following the decision of U.S. District Court Judge Sean D. Jordan. ESI/Employee Solutions LP et al. v. City of Dallas et al., No. 4:19-cv-00570 (E.D. Tex. Mar. 30, 2020). The decision was released two days before enforcement of the Dallas Paid Sick Leave Ordinance would have commenced. In the federal lawsuit challenging the legality of the Ordinance, the court granted the plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary injunction, prohibiting the enforcement of the Ordinance against businesses pending resolution of the litigation. Concurrently, the court’s order also denied, in substantial part, the City of Dallas’ separate motion to dismiss the case. Read more.