Lowe’s adds paid parental leave

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Lowe’s announced a new parental leave policy, becoming the last of America’s 20 largest companies to offer employees paid time off to care for a new baby, The New York Times reported.

The policy goes into effect May 1 and will give birth mothers 10 weeks of paid leave. Fathers, adoptive parents and same-sex parents will receive two weeks of paid time off. The benefit is available to all salaried and full-time hourly employees who work in Lowe’s stores and distribution centers, according to…

Atlanta Business Journal
Lowe’s adds paid parental leave