Paid prenatal, parental and infant wellness leaves are available to eligible employees to cover their absences away from work due to prenatal wellness healthcare appointments and/or other absences related to the pregnancy.



prenatal, parental and infant wellness policy

On April 13, 2022, City Council passed an ordinance regarding Paid Leaves for Prenatal, Parental and Infant Wellness (PPI), which goes into effect May 14, 2022. The ordinance provides eligible City employees with:

PPI is available irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status or whether both employees are employed by the City.

To be eligible for PPI, an employee must meet the following criteria:


Department Information

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