Bain & Company Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Bain & Company Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Mar 07, 2017

79 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

Bain’s parental leave policy recognizes the needs of evolving families. All new parents at Bain are eligible for 8 weeks of parental leave.  Birth mothers are eligible for an additional 8 weeks of childbirth disability leave.


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Employee Comments

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  • Mar 23, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    Bain offers employee match as benefit

  • Oct 28, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    very gender friendly maternity and paternity leave policies!

  • Oct 16, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Executive Assistant in Boston, Massachusetts

    4 months off for mothers

  • Jul 09, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Bain offers great benefits competitive with the rest of the industry.

  • Sep 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    Four months for non-consultants and longer for consultants. I wish it were the same across the board.

    Bain & Company Response

    At Bain & Company, we understand the significant benefit to mothers, fathers and families for paid time off after the birth or adoption of a child. That is why we provide 8 weeks of parental paid time off at the birth or adoption of a child and an additional 8 weeks childbirth disability leave for birth mothers (totaling 16 weeks). We also provide paid foster care leave. Employees can take additional unpaid time off based on FMLA regulations and extended unpaid leave with manager’s approval. California employees can receive additional benefits that can overlap or extend both paid and unpaid leaves. Parental leave benefits are the same for all eligible employees.

  • Jun 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Associate Consultant in Dallas, Texas

    Long pat leave at Bain, which is awesome - multiple months

  • Jan 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Principal in San Francisco, California

    SLighltly above peers leave allowances

  • Oct 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Manager in New York, New York State

    3 months paid and you can take longer if you want

  • Sep 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    For women, a fairly long (for the US) paid time off policy

  • Aug 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Very generous maternity leave (4 months for moms giving birth, 2 months for other parents). Biggest downside is that other members of the firm w/o kids have to pick up the slack!


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