Microsoft Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Microsoft Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Jul 30, 2014

1703 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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  • 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.

  • Sep 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Program Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    New moms get 5 months of paid leave - can also add 2 months of reduced pay leave depending on certain pregnancy conditions. New dads get 3 months of paid leave.

  • Sep 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Principal Software Engineering Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    3 months of paid leave for mom and dad, per child (born or adopted).

  • Aug 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    Mat and Pat leave is above average

  • Aug 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    There will be 6 months for Mom.

  • Jul 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Inventory Control Expert in Redmond, Washington State

    AMAZING. offered for both dads and moms. and you can break up when you want to take the leave (you can either take it all at once or at different times within a year). Also, if needed, you can use vacation for spaces (like if you deliver late).

  • Jul 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Account Executive in Irvine, California

    Very fair - at or above industry standard for maternity leave. I was very grateful when I exercised this benefit.

  • Jul 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    not sure never use it but see people on leave

  • Jun 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Excellent recent increase in Maternity and Paternity Leave.


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