Bulleit Distilling Company sign

The company's new policy starts on July 1.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Bulleit Bourbon will soon give new mothers and fathers six months of paid leave.

Bulleit's parent company, Diageo, announced the new family leave policy Wednesday.

All new parents who work for Diageo in the United States will get full pay for 26 weeks.

Diageo built a large distillery in Shelby County for Bulleit. It also runs the former Stitzel-Weller plant in Louisville.

The new policy starts on July 1.

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