City employee paid parental leave tabled

The council voted to table the ordinance during Tuesday's meeting.

Posted: Jul. 10, 2018 9:07 PM
Updated: Jul. 10, 2018 10:45 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Fort Wayne's city council is putting off voting on a new paid parental leave policy for city employees.

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The council voted to table the ordinance during Tuesday's meeting.

The policy would allow birth and adoptive parents to take paid leave for three weeks when a child is born or adopted.

The mayor's office said it will cost the city less than $100,000 a year if it were applied to all employees.

The state being offering paid parental leave in January.

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