Employees are entitled to an unpaid leave of absence of up to six weeks to adopt a child under age 7.

  • Advance written notice is required.
  • The city may require verification of adoption.
  • Leave runs concurrently with any other leave provided by the city, including but not limited to FMLA leave.
  • Employees may use accrued time off for this purpose.


KRS 337.015 Leave of absence for employee to receive adoptive child.

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