Montgomery County offers 6 weeks paid parental leave for employees

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Montgomery County offers paid parental leave for employees. Watch the report from Action News at 4:30 p.m. on January 21, 2019.

Montgomery County has announced it will offer a paid parental leave policy for its employees - both mothers and fathers.

The new policy gives parents up to six weeks of paid leave following the birth, adoption, guardianship, or foster placement of a child.

It makes Montgomery County the first county in our area to do so.

The new policy goes into effect February 1st.

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