IBM Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

IBM Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Jul 20, 2014

1549 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

IBM provides an Adoption Assistance Program.

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


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Employee Comments

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  • Jan 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Technical Support Analyst II in Hartland, Wisconsin

    I don't know for sure, I had my kids before I started here. But I'm pretty sure its something crazy like 18-19 weeks at 80%

  • Dec 20, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Managing Partner in Atlanta, Georgia

    IBM offers an Industry standard package to its employees.

  • Dec 12, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Poughkeepsie, New York State

    really good in this industry

  • Dec 12, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Boulder, Colorado

    I didn't take advantage of this, but my friends did and they have a wonderful program to support new parents.

  • Nov 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Advisory Software Engineer in Austin, Texas

    They just improved an already great program. Now new moms get 6-8 weeks paid maternity leave, then an additional 12 weeks of paid paternal leave! And dads are also eligible for the 12 weeks of paid paternal leave!! And you do not have to take it all at once, you can spread it out over the first year of your child's life.

  • Nov 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Greenville, South Carolina

    Just increased the leave for moms, dads and adoptive parents to 12 weeks so all have the opportunity to bond with a new child, in addition to maternity leave for birth moms.

  • Oct 20, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Client Representative in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

    6 weeks of paid paternity leave. This is so unprecedented and so appreciated!

  • Sep 12, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Success Manager in Lincoln, Nebraska

    They even offer a month off for paternity leave.

  • Aug 29, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former UX Designer in New York, New York State

    Was only allowed to take 2 of the 6 weeks, and I had to fight to get that.

  • Aug 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Managing Consultant in Dublin, Ohio

    Same as any other company


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