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Cook County

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County board backs paid parental leave for workers

The Cook County board has backed an effort championed by Comm. John Fritchey to provide paid parental leave for county employees.

County commissioners today passed a resolution urging Board President Toni Preckwinkle to change the county’s parental leave policy to allow non-union workers to receive paid leave.