City of Dubuque now offering 12 weeks of paid paternal leave

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DUB The City of Dubuque is now offering 12 weeks of fully paid paternal leave.

The city has adopted a new policy and now offers eligible full-time employees 12 weeks of parental leave to take paid time away from work for the birth or adoption of a child.

That includes both mothers and fathers.

Eligible city employees will receive their regular base pay and benefits following the date of birth, adoption event or foster-to-adopt placement.