U.S. House and Senate pass FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), includes Paid Parental Leave.
The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes Paid Parental Leave and other personnel provisions. The bill now heads to President Trump, who has indicated he will sign and enact the bill into law. President Trump has expressed immense support for paid parental leave.
The NDAA includes the Federal Employee Paid Leave Act, which authorizes federal employees to take 12 weeks of paid leave for the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child. Parental Leave will be granted to both fathers and mothers. Agencies must provide Parental Leave by the law’s Oct. 1, 2020 effective date.
The National Border Patrol Council will continue to advocate for Border Patrol Agents to ensure Congress provides federal employees with the proper benefits package that will help retain and recruit top talent for the US Border Patrol.