Amazon Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Amazon Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Jan 25, 2018

2614 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

Amazon offers a range of fully paid Maternity and Parental Leave options for parents prior to, and following, the birth or adoption of a child. This includes our industry unique “Leave Share” option and a flexible return-to-work program known as “Ramp Back.” Parental options require at least one year of continuous service by the date of a child’s birth or adoption placement.

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Employee Comments

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  • May 30, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Area Manager in Stockton, California

    Time off to care for your family

  • Apr 18, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    Average paternity leave length comparing to other.

  • Mar 30, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Amazon Warehouse Worker in Kent, Washington State

    A lot of paperwork to be able to get approved unreasonable accommodations when working while pregnant. Employees who are 9 months along are still held to the same rate and quality as the employees who are not pregnant only difference is that you work an 8-hour shift instead of a 10

  • Mar 28, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Development Engineer-II in Sunnyvale, California

    all good - nothing to complain about

  • Mar 27, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Associate in Fort Worth, Texas

    Parental leave is given to you and is easy to ask for, just talk to an HR rep and the will help you get set up

  • Mar 21, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Shift Manager in Houston, Texas

    I love that both parents can take time off work to take care of their new child/children.

  • Mar 21, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Amazon Warehouse Worker in Salt Lake City, Utah

    I haven't needed this, but I have talked to other employees that like it and appreciate it.

  • Mar 10, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Program Manager in Seattle, Washington State

    10 weeks that can be split into two blocks, its nice to have but could be a bit longer really.

  • Mar 04, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Cloud Support Associate in Portland, Oregon

    best plan amazon offers among others

  • Feb 24, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington State

    It is normal like other tech companies

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