City of Fort Worth to Enact Parental Leave Policy

  • August 20, 2020
City of Fort Worth to Enact Parental Leave PolicyThe City of Fort Worth has a new leave policy for employees who become new moms and dads. The policy, approved by City Manager David Cooke and the City Council, officers six weeks of paid leave for maternity or paternity leave, including for adoptions and placements of children in homes. The leave is fully paid and not based on tenure of the employee. The policy goes into effect October 1, 2020.