Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Illinois City Workers Now Have Paid Paternity Leave

From FOX Illinois:

After the passage of an ordinance on Tuesday, Springfield city workers will get four weeks of paid maternity and paternity leave.

Ward 8 Alderman Erin Conley pleaded with the council to pass this, saying it will show future mothers and fathers that the city cares about them and their families.

Before this ordinance, city workers had to use their sick, vacation, and personal days for parental leave.

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