Land O’Lakes Expands Paid Parenting Leave (April 19, 2016)

By Neal St. Anthony, Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wells Fargo & Co., which employs 20,000 in Minnesota, got headlines earlier this month but it is not the only big company to expand paid parenting leave lately.

Land O’Lakes recently increased maternity leave to 10 weeks paid time for new mothers and up to two weeks paid time off for fathers and adoptive parents. This new policy allows parents additional time off with their child without having to worry about the financial costs associated with unpaid leave, said the Arden Hills-based farm-to-consumer foods company that employs 13,000.

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