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Women’s Foundation Commends Kansas Supreme Court for Adopting Paid Parental Leave

TOPEKA – The Women’s Foundation today commended the Kansas Supreme Court for its decision to provide 1,600 employees of the judicial branch with up to six weeks of paid parental leave after the birth or adoption of a child. The move follows Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer’s executive order extending paid parental leave to more than 17,000 state workers.

Governor Colyer Signs Executive Order Providing Paid Parental Leave to Kansas State Employees

TOPEKA – The Women’s Foundation today commended Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer for signing an executive order providing paid parental leave to Kansas state employees. Expanding access to paid leave has been a top priority of the Women’s Foundation, which worked with the Governor’s office to provide research on the benefits of paid family and medical leave.