More fathers taking advantage of Family Medical Leave Act
Sawyer Roberts, a Florence firefighter, is one of a growing number of fathers who have taken time from work to care for their children. Roberts’ daughter, Neely less than 1 month old, was born prematurely. Roberts said it would have been hard to leave his wife Michaela and child in the hospital while he went to work.
Posted: Saturday, January 18, 2014 11:00 pm
When Iain Moyer’s daughter, Sophia, came into this world, he did something more and more men are starting to do — he took paternity leave.
After the 12 weeks his wife Nicole took from her job, Moyer took a month off from his job as assistant band director at the University of North Alabama to care for his child.
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Saturday, January 18, 2014 11:00 pm.