Duke University Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Duke University Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Oct 12, 2016

114 employees reported this benefit

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Employee Comments

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  • Mar 18, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Durham, North Carolina

    Very bad If you both work at Duke only 1 person can get the benefit. YOu have to have 3 weeks of leave saved for Duke to pay for 3 additional weeks. So you have 6 weeks of maternity leave. That is horrible

  • Nov 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Durham, North Carolina

    Very bad, not enough time off paid, you have to use your own accrued time off and they only provide 3 weeks after you take 3 weeks using you own pto or non paid.

  • Sep 10, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current PhD Student in Durham, North Carolina

    7 weeks. Now 9 weeks.

  • Jun 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Durham, North Carolina

    Duke pays for 3 weeks and the rest is up to the employee's time off accumulation.

  • Feb 02, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Program Manager in Durham, North Carolina

    The give 3 weeks after you use 3 weeks of time.

  • Sep 25, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Financial Analyst in Durham, North Carolina

    You get three weeks paid immediately after birth of your child. Any additional time off must use accrued paid time off.

  • Aug 06, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior public affairs specialist in Durham, North Carolina

    Never had to use but remember it was not a lot of time

  • May 13, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Associate Professor in Durham, North Carolina

    Very flexible leave policy and can be much more generous depending on which department or unit you work in... For example, faculty leave is typically a 16 week semester.

  • Oct 16, 2014
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Biostatistician in Durham, North Carolina

    A little complicated, requires you to use sick days first. May be unpaid.

  • Oct 10, 2014
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Data Coordinator in Durham, North Carolina

    While Duke is fairly standard as far as a US based maternity/ paternity leave goes, I feel it's better than many US companies. Obviously FMLA is followed, but beyond that, Duke provides 3 "free" paid weeks of maternity or paternity leave for both adoptions and child births.


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