07/13/2011 09:24 am ET Updated Sep 12, 2011

City Hall Eyeing Paid Maternity Leave For Workers

It looks like City Hall may be emerging from the Dark Ages when it comes to offering paid maternity leave to pregnant women.

Tucked away in the memo from Mayor Rahm Emanuel's chief of staff about the sweeping review of employee leave policies currently under way is one line that's likely to warm the hearts of thousands of women on the city payroll.

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