Microsoft Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Microsoft Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Jul 30, 2014

1680 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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Employee Comments

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  • 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.

  • Jun 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Bellevue, Washington State

    Best in class in my opinion.

  • Jun 02, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Principal Engineering Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    Awesome for both female and male.

  • May 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    Increase to 5 months for women and 3 months for men.

  • May 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Software Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    Was too short until a couple years ago when they extended it by 2 months.

  • May 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    New moms get 20-22 weeks of fully paid leave, and new dads get 12 weeks fully paid.

  • Mar 24, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Director in Redmond, Washington State

    One of the best healthy care insurances from the industry , great for indivuala and families alone . The best yea

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

    My wife went into pre-term labor. I was fully paid for 1 month sick leave + 6 weeks paternity leave.


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