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.

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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