Leader Strahorn Applauds Dayton's Groundbreaking Paid Parental Leave Policy
Says it will help balance demands of work and family, strengthen local economy
August 26, 2015
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House Democratic Leader Fred Strahorn (D-Dayton) today issued the following statement in response to the City of Dayton’s announcement of the first-ever, paid parental leave policy:

“I applaud Mayor Nan Whaley for her leadership on paid parental leave in the City of Dayton. More companies are moving toward a robust family leave policy because they know it leads to a stronger, healthier and more productive workforce. Paid leave also strengthens local economies while attracting and retaining our best and brightest workers. Ultimately, this policy will help balance the demands of work and family, letting more Ohioans share in the prosperity they help create.”

You can access additional information regarding the benefits of paid parental leave here. The information is provided courtesy of the non-profit, non-partisan policy think tank Innovation Ohio.  

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