Microsoft Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Microsoft Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Jul 30, 2014

1759 employees reported this benefit

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Employer Summary

Microsoft offers maternity leave and paid time off for new moms and dads.


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Available to US-based employees (Change location)

Employee Comments

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  • Jan 17, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Electrical Engineer II in Mountain View, California

    3 months paid maternity / paternity leave. Can be split once (ie - 1 month off, return to work, 2 months off). Can be used to work part-time daily (with manager approval). Must be used within 1 year of birth/adoption.

  • Jan 06, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    3 months paid. That's pretty nice.

  • Dec 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Project Manager in Cary, North Carolina

    4 weeks paternity leave, very bad

  • Oct 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Las Vegas, Nevada

    both are available, seem to be for about a month

  • Oct 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Data Analyst in Redmond, Washington State

    it is okay and standard 5 months of maternity and parental leave together. but there are companies out there which are better than this

  • Oct 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Very gernerous leaves compare with other tech company.

  • Oct 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    3 months leave for father and 6 months leave for mother

  • Sep 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Product Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    Best in class. Haven't had better since.

  • Sep 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Technology Solutions Professional in Tampa, Florida

    Fathers also get it! =)

  • Sep 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Management encourages new parents to take their maternity and paternity leave.


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