Paid Parental Leave Policy

In order to assist and support new parent relationships through its leave policies and programs and to assist with balancing work and family matters, Duke provides Paid Parental Leave. Paid Parental Leave is intended to provide staff time and financial support to adjust to the addition of a new family member during the important period immediately following the birth or adoption of a child. This policy provides eligible employees with a period of paid time off for activities related to the care and well-being of their newborn or adopted child.

Please read the full Paid Parental Leave Policy.


Human Resources

Issued Date

August 11, 2003

Last Revised

August 3, 2020
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