City of Minneapolis Enterprise Policy Coversheet

Paid Parental Leave Policy  

Type

Enterprise

Applies To

X City of Minneapolis Departments

__ Boards and Commissions

__ Other: 

Provided to eligible City employees following the birth, placement for adoption or adoption of a child. Employees not eligible for leave under this policy include employees ineligible to accrue sick leave, temporary employees, and contractors.

Synopsis

It is the policy of the City of Minneapolis to provide up to three weeks (120 hours) of paid parental leave to eligible employees following the birth, placement for adoption or adoption of a child. An eligible employee is defined as a biological parent, an adoptive parent, or the spouse of a biological or adoptive parent. For the purposes of this policy "registered domestic partners" are considered spouses. To be eligible for paid parental leave, an employee must: 1) Be eligible to accrue sick leave; and 2) Have no disciplinary action in the previous two years for the misuse of sick leave. The paid parental leave must be used in a solid block of time and run concurrently with any other leaves available under existing federal and state laws. The paid parental leave must be requested and used within 12 weeks of the qualifying event or the opportunity to request and/or use the leave will be forfeited.

History

May 1, 2015: Policy approved by City Council.

January 1, 2015: Effective Date

Key Words

"Paid Parental Leave," "Parental Leave," "Birth," "Adoption," "FMLA"

Links

Policy Review Group Approval

  •  NA

Policy Document

Procedures

Supporting References/Resources

Related Policies and Resources

Administering Department

Human Resources

Chief Human Resources Officer (612) 673-2139

Contacts

FMLA Coordinator (612) 673-5460

Last updated Mar 10, 2017

QUICK LINKS

Home

Contact us

Email updates

Find a service

About this site

For employees

Accessibility:
For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats, contact 311.
People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000.
TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-637-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500. 

CONNECT

311 call center

TTY relay service

 

facebook25x25 twitter25x25 youtube25x25 Minneapolis311icon logo tv 14 footer icon image linkedin_32x32




mpls-logo-white120