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Paid Parental Leave

MnDOT Policy #WF024
Effective: October 28, 2020

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Responsible Senior Officer: Deputy Commissioner/Chief Administrative Officer
Policy Owner: Director, Office of Human Resources
Policy Contact: Labor Relations Manager, Office of Human Resources

Policy statement

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) fully adopts the statewide policy, Paid Parental Leave, HR/LR #1435.  

Reason for policy

Minnesota Management and Budget’s (MMB) Statewide Operating Policy requires each agency to adopt the statewide policy, provide paid parental leave to eligible employees, and coordinate leave with other paid and unpaid leave entitlements under federal and state law, state policies, and bargaining agreements.

MMB ensures that its statewide policy is accurate, updated, and that relevant interpretations of the law are considered.

Applicability

All MnDOT employees must comply with MnDOT policies.

Key stakeholders affected by this policy include:

  • Employees Eligible for Paid Parental Leave
  • Office of Human Resources

Responsibilities

Employees Eligible for Paid Parental Leave (PPL)

  • Provide reasonable notice to the Office of Human Resources in advance of taking PPL.

Office of Human Resources

  • Coordinate PPL with other paid and unpaid leave entitlements under federal and state law, state policies, and collective bargaining agreements and plans.

Policy Owner (Director, Office of Human Resources)

  • Review policy every two years, or whenever MMB makes changes to its statewide policy, to ensure policy remains up-to-date.  
  • Work with Policy Coordinator to revise policy, as needed.
  • Communicate new policies as well as revisions, reviews, and retirements to stakeholders.

Resources and related information

Resources

History and updates

Adopted

October 28, 2020

Policy Review

This policy's next scheduled review is due October 2022.