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WebXtra: Paid time off for catching H1N1

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TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Seven paid sick days…too good to be true, but more true than not.

Right now, lawmakers on Capitol Hill are considering offering working Americans seven days, guaranteed sick leave if they catch the H1N1 or seasonal flu viruses.

The legislation would also allow workers to take the time off to care for sick children.

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