parental leave

Paid Parental Leave May Transcend Politics

Jul 26, 2017
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Tameka Henry takes care of her disabled husband, her 87-year-old grandfather and her four children, ages 10 to 16. Two of her kids have asthma. Her husband has a chronic intestinal condition, diabetes and congestive heart failure. He’s unemployed.

Leon County Commissioners recently approved a paid parental leave policy for county employees.

Mayor Lenny Curry is proposing six weeks of paid parental leave for all city employees. The proposal would apply to both men and women following the birth or adoption of a child.