DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department adopts paid parental leave policy

Eligible employees will receive 84 hours of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster placement of a child under the new policy

By , Daily Memphian Published: February 07, 2023 4:00 AM CT

The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department will implement a paid leave program for parents of new children, covering employees’ paycheck for two weeks in connection with birth, adoption or foster placement.


DeSoto County Sheriff's Department Justin Smith DeSoto County Board of Supervisors Mark Gardner Tony Nowak
Beth Sullivan

Beth Sullivan

Beth Sullivan covers North Mississippi for The Daily Memphian. Previously, she worked at The Austin Chronicle as an assistant editor and columnist.

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