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Understanding pregnancy and parental leave provisions can be overwhelming at the best of times. OPPA Executive Officer of Pension & Benefits, Lisa Hillstrom, joins the 10-5 podcast to help our members understand what they are entitled to during these leaves. This discussion includes a members leave provisions, the SUB-Allowance entitlement, the difference between the “Standard Parental Leave” and the “Extended Parental Leave” and the importance of reviewing insurances and updating insured benefit coverage.

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