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
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) fully adopts the statewide policy, Paid Parental Leave, HR/LR #1435.
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.
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
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.
- Statewide Policy, Paid Parental Leave, HR/LR #1435 (pdf)
- General Memo 2016-1, Paid Parental Leave: Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)
- State Parenting Leave Statute - §181.941
- Family Medical Leave Policy
- Collective Bargaining Agreements and Plans
- MnDOT’s Policy Website
October 28, 2020
This policy's next scheduled review is due October 2022.