Category Archives: parental

Paid parental leave is on the horizon, but feds still have questions

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The availability of paid parental leave for federal employees kicks off in just over two weeks, but employees and their representative organizations have informed the Office of Personnel Management that policies surrounding the use of that leave are still unclear or overly restrictive. The leave becomes available for employees that give birth to, have a […]

Paid parental leave is on the horizon, but feds still have questions

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The availability of paid parental leave for federal employees kicks off in just over two weeks, but employees and their representative organizations have informed the Office of Personnel Management that policies surrounding the use of that leave are still unclear or overly restrictive. The leave becomes available for employees that give birth to, have a […]

Paid parental leave takes shape under new OPM regulations

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The Office of Personnel Management will issue an interim final rule in the Federal Register Aug. 10 that clarifies when and how federal employees can use paid parental leave authorized under the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020. The act enables federal employees to […]

Paid parental leave takes shape under new OPM regulations

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The Office of Personnel Management will issue an interim final rule in the Federal Register Aug. 10 that clarifies when and how federal employees can use paid parental leave authorized under the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020. The act enables federal employees to […]

90,000 VA workers would get paid parental leave under defense budget plan

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House Democrats’ massive defense budget policy plan includes hundreds of provisions affecting Defense Department personnel but also one big proposal targeting the Veterans Affairs workforce: paid parental leave for all department employees. The measure, included in the House Armed Services Committee’s latest draft of the annual defense authorization bill unveiled Thursday, would extend the Paid […]

90,000 VA workers would get paid parental leave under defense budget plan

90,000-va-workers-would-get-paid-parental-leave-under-defense-budget-plan

House Democrats’ massive defense budget policy plan includes hundreds of provisions affecting Defense Department personnel but also one big proposal targeting the Veterans Affairs workforce: paid parental leave for all department employees. The measure, included in the House Armed Services Committee’s latest draft of the annual defense authorization bill unveiled Thursday, would extend the Paid […]