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Maternity and Parental Leave Policy Proposal

On March 28, 2016, the Department of Administration proposed changes to the Maternity and Parental Leave Policy, in the Montana Operations Manual, to reflect the following changes:

-Added language explaining how maternity and parental leave, sick leave, and FMLA policies intersect
-Added language clarifying leave taken prior to childbirth, because of a medical condition related to pregnancy, will not count against the maternity leave period
-Reordered some sections of policy and generally updated for grammar and clarity

Click here to view the draft policy.

Concerned persons may submit their comments or suggestions on the proposed action either electronically or in writing, no later than 5 p.m. on April 8, 2016, to:

Lisa Coligan
Department of Administration
125 N Roberts Street, Room 125
PO Box 200127
Helena, MT 59620
Telephone: (406) 444-3854
Fax: (406) 444-0703
Email: lcoligan@mt.gov

The Department of Administration will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in this process or who need an alternative accessible format of this notice. If you require an accommodation, contact Lisa Coligan no later than 5 p.m. on April 6, 2016 to advise us of the nature of the accommodation needed.