Under Minnesota's Pregnancy and Parental Leave Act, eligible employees are entitled to up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for a biological or adoptive parent for the birth or adoption of a child; or for a female employee for prenatal care, or incapacity due to pregnancy, childbirth, or related health conditions.
The length of the leave is determined by the employee, but may not exceed 12 weeks, unless agreed to by the employer.
Employers with 21 or more employees at any one site are covered under the law (MN Stat. Sec. 181.940et seq.).
The employer may adopt reasonable policies governing the timing of requests for unpaid leave and may require an employee who plans to take a leave to give the employer reasonable notice of the date the leave will begin and the estimated duration of the leave.
Eligible employees. An employee is eligible for leave under the Act if he or she performs services for hire for ...