Delaware Governor Carney signs parental leave bill

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Delaware Governor Carney signs parental leave bill. Sharrie Williams reports during Action News at 10 p.m. on June 30, 2018. (WPVI)

Delaware governor John Carney has signed a paid parental leave bill into law Saturday evening.

The new legislation will provide 12-weeks of paid parental leave for Delaware state employees.

It will also make Delaware the sixth state to offer the benefit to public workers.

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