Dollar General offers new parental leave policies



Dollar General announced it will offer new parental leave and adoption assistance benefits to all eligible full and part-time employees.

Birth mothers will receive a total of eight weeks of paid leave – two weeks of paid parental leave and an additional six weeks of paid maternity leave.

New policy offers up to $4,000 in assistance to employees who are seeking to adopt.

Starting April 1st, every employee at the company’s 14,000-plus retail locations, 15 distribution centers and corporate offices are eligible.

The retailer is going through rapid growth, recently announcing it expects to open 1,000 new locations and distribution hubs.