Executive order changes leave policy for some state workers

first_imgIndianapolis, In. — Governor Eric Holcomb has used an executive order to extend paid parental leave for executive branch state employees. The new police is part of the “Next Level” agenda and will take effect on January 1, 2018.“This new policy supports families and healthy kids by ensuring parents—both women and men—get the time they need to bond and adjust to a new baby or adopted child,” Gov. Holcomb said. “This policy sends a strong message to attract more top talent to state government service.”To qualify for new parent leave, employees must have at least six consecutive months of state employment. The benefit will be available for qualifying employees on or after Jan. 1, 2018.Full-time employees will receive up to 150 hours (four weeks) of paid leave upon the birth or adoption placement of a child. Part-time employees are eligible to receive up to 75 hours (two weeks). The parental leave time can be taken incrementally and used at any time up to six months after the child is born or placed for adoption.The entire order is here.last_img read more

Heffernan expects tough battle with Thurles Sarsfields

first_imgHeffernan told Tipp FM that he’s used to facing formidable opposition since taking over the reins at Nenagh. Last night’s draw for the last eight has paired last year’s runners-up for the Dan Breen Cup with Thurles Sarsfields.Sars gained revenge for their Mid semi defeat to Drom & Inch, coming from behind to defeat them by 3 points in Thurles yesterday.That game throws in at Semple Stadium on Sunday at 4 o’clock.last_img

Dan Snyder’s ‘Happy Thanksgiving’ wish during Ron Rivera’s presser breaks the internet

first_imgLast Updated: 3rd January, 2020 13:08 IST Dan Snyder’s ‘Happy Thanksgiving’ Wish During Ron Rivera’s Presser Breaks The Internet Dan Snyder, the owner of Washington Redskins, opened the Ron Rivera press conference by saying ‘Happy Thanksgiving’, leaving everyone in the room baffled. First Published: 3rd January, 2020 13:08 IST COMMENT WATCH US LIVE There was a strong buzz among journalists who had gathered at the press conference where Washington Redskins were about to unveil Ron Rivera as head coach. But even before making the formal introduction, Redskins owner Dan Snyder surprised everyone in the conference room when he stepped to the mic to begin the press conference and said, “First off, happy Thanksgiving, everybody.” His “Happy Thanksgiving” became a Twitter trend and completely overshadowed the actual purpose of the press conference. Dan Snyder talked about Ron Rivera bringing a culture change.Also Read: NFL: Bill Belichick& Patriots Escape Punishment After No Spygate 2 Evidence Found: ReportsRon Rivera press conferenceRon Rivera was fired last month after 8½ years as Carolina Panthers’ head coach. The decision was a result of an underperforming Panthers team that were without the services of Cam Newton, who was sidelined for the season due to injury. Under Ron Rivera, Panthers reached the playoffs four times and made it to the Super Bowl after the 2015 season. Following the appointment, Ron Rivera said he was excited to coach a talented young team. He said that after meeting Dan Snyder, it was clear that both are aligned with their passion for the game and Snyder supports his vision to turn the team around. He also added that he is looking forward to surrounding himself with great people and getting to work.Also Read: Lamar Jackson’s Early Win-loss Record Leaves Patrick Mahomes Behind. NFL MVP Contender? FOLLOW US Written Bycenter_img LIVE TV SUBSCRIBE TO US Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder seems to be in a holiday mood even as rest of the world are back on the work front. The press was left baffled on Thursday when Snyder decided to wish everyone with an early holiday greeting virtually as he began the press conference. The press conference surrounding Ron Rivera’s hiring was supposed to bring confidence in Washington Redskins fans and also show that the franchise was heading into the right direction by bringing in an experienced coach.Also Read: Redskins Appoint Former Panthers Coach Ron Rivera On Reported Five-year DealDan Snyder and his history Dan Snyder bought the prestigious NFL franchise in 1999 amidst much fanfare and expectations. However, he has made a mockery of the team ever since. Snyder is widely regarded as one of the worst owners in American sports and is known for his horrible judgement in terms of hiring and firing coaches as well as signing players for the team.Also Read: Redskins Fire President Bruce Allen, Eye Ron Rivera To CoachDan Snyder wishes ‘Happy Thanksgiving’ Dan Snyder starts Redskins presser with “Happy Thanksgiving” Suraj Alva last_img read more