General Dynamics Electric Boat Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

General Dynamics Electric Boat Maternity & Paternity Leave

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  • Aug 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New London, Connecticut

    3 weeks for both types of leave

  • Feb 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New London, Connecticut

    "Paternity leave" is no more than the unpaid FMLA required by law. For "maternity leave," EB will graciously allow you to not eat 40 hours of PTO to cover your first of the six weeks of short-term disability allowed to you to recover from birth. 6-week-old babies require constant care, especially on days when they cluster feed, but if you work at EB, you better be prepared to pay other people to provide that care. Or, you can take your time unpaid, assuming you aren't living paycheck-to-paycheck, the way most working Americans do.

  • Jul 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Engineer II in Groton, Connecticut

    Company just changed this policy. I am not very familiar with the new policy though. At least we have one though?

  • May 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Engineer in Groton, Connecticut

    NO PATERNITY LEAVE. Also, if a father and mother both work at the company, unpaid leave is split. Talk about messed up.

  • Jul 19, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Engineer in Groton, Connecticut

    No paid paternity leave. Not too friendly to working mothers.

  • Feb 21, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Groton, Connecticut

    Maternity leave is through ŠTD and is very good.

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