City of Phoenix Offers Up to 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leavehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/human-resources/2506Human Resources9/29/2022 11:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2506/Parental Leave Collage.jpgCity of Phoenix Offers Up to 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave<div class="ExternalClass24CB06B733194C2587F4AE3BED122D3E"><html> <p>Effective Oct. 1, 2022, eligible City of Phoenix employees may use up to 480 hours (12 weeks) of Paid Parental Leave for the birth, adoption, or foster care of a child during a 12-month period. This new benefit demonstrates the City's commitment to creating an environment where employees don't have to choose between growing a career or growing a family.</p> <p>Paid Parental Leave is the latest addition to the City's outstanding benefits package. <a href="/newsroom/human-resources/2404" target="_blank">Approved by Phoenix City Council this summer</a>, it provides greater flexibility for employees to take leave so they can bond with and care for a new child, without exhausting their accrued leave time. Paid Parental Leave, along with the City's other generous benefits, could help in retaining and recruiting top talent to serve our community. <br></p> <p>Learn more about benefits and employment with the City of Phoenix by visiting <a href="http://www.phoenix.gov/jobs" target="_blank">Phoenix.gov/jobs</a>.​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/hrNewshuman-resourcesHR
City of Phoenix Adds Paid Parental Leave to Many Employee Benefitshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/human-resources/2404Human Resources7/1/2022 5:35:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/2404/Parental Leave Collage.jpgCity of Phoenix Adds Paid Parental Leave to Many Employee Benefits<div class="ExternalClass735D0FDF08DC4B3A8359807F5EBB6999"><html> <p> Beginning October 1, the City of Phoenix will provide eligible employees up to 480 hours (12 weeks) of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster care placement of a child during a 12-month period. The new parental leave benefit was unanimously approved by City Council today, and solidifies Phoenix as a top employer in the region. 480 hours is among the most generous parental leave packages offered by any local government agency.</p> <p>“The working world has changed dramatically, and we are focused on meeting the needs of today's parents. The new, additional leave is extremely flexible to meet varying challenges that arise when a new child comes into the family," said Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego. “This new benefit will help the City stay competitive and able to attract the best employees to serve Phoenix's residents."</p> <p>The change is intended to allow the City to maintain its competitive edge to recruit and retain a highly skilled and productive workforce while also providing working parents and caregivers greater flexibility in balancing their work and family commitments.</p> <p>“Our employees are our most valuable assets," said Phoenix City Manager Jeff Barton. “Adding parental leave to the many benefits offered by the City demonstrates our investment in them, which in turn, is an investment in our community."<br></p> <p>The City of Phoenix is actively recruiting for many essential jobs including police officers, dispatchers, solid waste and street maintenance workers, mechanics, customer service representatives, administrative professionals, accountants and more. Whether you're an experienced professional or just starting your career, working in public service offers many rewards. Visit <a href="http://www.phoenix.gov/jobs" target="_blank">Phoenix.gov/Jobs</a> to learn more and apply today. <br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/hrNewshuman-resourcesHR



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