Posted on · Currently, state employees who have a baby are not granted paid parental leave. Instead, the worker must use accumulated vacation or sick time. They can also take unpaid time off under the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act.
Posted on · A measure to establish paid parental leave for state employees is making its way through the Texas Legislature. It’s authored by a Republican and co-authored by several Democrats.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: City of Houston employees will now get paid parental leave. And a marine biologist explains what the fight to save coral reefs has in common with her daughter's mental health struggles.
Posted on · The policy goes into effect May 14, and includes pre- and postnatal leave, including 160 hours for prenatal appointments and 40 hours of infant wellness leave for the child's first-year health care appointments.
Posted on · If passed, city employees would have 160 hours of leave for prenatal appointments and other absences as needed, as well as 320 hours of paid parental leave after the birth or adoption of a child, regardless of gender.