Brigham and Women's Hospital Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Brigham and Women's Hospital Maternity & Paternity Leave

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  • Apr 28, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

    Since the state of MA adopted a more formal leave program, BWH abides by this. There is also FMLA time that you can take.

  • Sep 21, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    Very basic. Usual corporate maternity leave time. I think a hospital should allow for more time

  • Sep 15, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Medical Assistant in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

    3 months maternity, paid as short term disability after 2 weeks

  • Aug 20, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Nurse Practitioner in Boston, Massachusetts

    Not paid time off.

  • Aug 18, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    What maternity leave? They do not provide any, and employees are forced to use a third party insurance agency who will pay them a certain percentage of their actual salary. For a hospital, this lack of a policy is offensive.

  • Feb 07, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Physician assistant in Boston, Massachusetts

    12 weeks of FMLA for moms and 8 weeks of paternity for dads (Mass state law). First two weeks of maternity leave are covered by vacation time and weeks 3-8 are covered by disability insurance. The remaining time is covered by vacation time. Paternity leave is purely vacation time.

  • Feb 03, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    They allow 12 weeks. They call you a few times on leave to see if you are coming back sooner. That's annoying.

  • Dec 18, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Administrative Assistant II in Boston, Massachusetts

    You first use two weeks of your vacation time for 100% pay for two weeks, and then they only offer 4 weeks at 60% pay leave, for six weeks total. Not great.

  • Dec 09, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    Good, BWH offers Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Aug 12, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Instructor in Boston, Massachusetts

    I know employees have Maternity & Paternity Leave but research labs are so busy usually I don't take it.


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