Google Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Google Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Jul 21, 2014

620 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

Google offers paid maternity leave ranging from 18 to 22 weeks. Fathers and adoptive parents receive 7 weeks of paid leave. Employees also receive a cash gift for a child's birth.

This information about the Maternity & Paternity Leave benefit at Google is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of Google. The description here may not reflect the current Google Maternity & Paternity Leave benefit.

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Employee Comments

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  • Jul 20, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in New York, New York State

    22 wks for birth mothers. 12 weeks for fathers, adoptive parents etc. All paid. They also give you money for eating out when you have a baby for some reason.

  • Jul 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    6 months paid maternity leave and 3 months paid paternity leave,

  • Jun 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Associate Account Strategist in Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Best Maternity & Paternity Leave in the industry

  • May 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Diego, California

    403(b) retirement plans 457 retirement plans Group health benefits Group retiree health insurance Bilingual Spanish needed in all areas

  • May 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Software Engineer in San Francisco, California

    The best thing is that My family and I ARE GOING TO HAVE TIME for ourselves during the time of expectation.

  • Mar 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current HR Generalist in New York, New York State

    Close to 6months paid for maternity. 4 months paternity.

  • Mar 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Seattle, Washington State

    3 months leave and a few weeks of ramp-up time.

  • Jan 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

    Mothers receive 18 weeks paid leave, with 4 additional before due date. Dad's receive 12 weeks paid leave.

  • Jan 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Technical Program Manager in New York, New York State

    Many months off for new mums and dads

  • Dec 26, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Program Manager in Mountain View, California

    Haven't used. But offer generous paternity plan

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