Alexion Pharmaceuticals Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Apr 28, 2017

42 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

Maternity and Paternity Leave: Primary Caregivers (with at least 6 months of service at Alexion) are eligible for 16 weeks off (at 100% pay). Primary Caregivers employed <6 months are eligible for 10 weeks. Secondary caregivers are eligible for 2 paid weeks off. Alexion also supports parents when they return to work with programs such as backup daycare, breast milk shipment for nursing mothers who travel, a stipend to cover daycare costs when an employee is asked to travel for business

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Employee Comments

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  • Jan 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Project Manager in New Haven, Connecticut

    I was given two weeks Maternity leave

  • Dec 28, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New Haven, Connecticut

    4 months off per for maternity

  • Nov 16, 2017

    Besides 16 weeks maternity leave, they also increase the paternity leave to 4 weeks.

  • Nov 16, 2017

    16 weeks maternity leave and 4 weeks paternity leave as of now

  • Nov 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Compliance Specialist in Smithfield, Rhode Island

    Maternal and paternal leave for a substantial amount of time.

  • Apr 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Director in New Haven, Connecticut

    great benefits and overall great package

  • Jan 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New Haven, Connecticut

    The company has increased the maternity leave to 16 weeks which is very thoughtful.

  • May 19, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New Haven, Connecticut

    They are constantly improving this and it is at the best it has ever been.

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