Microsoft Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Microsoft Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Jul 30, 2014

1789 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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  • Feb 12, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Development Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    3 months paternity leave is great

  • Feb 05, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Customer Service Representative in Atlanta, Georgia

    I didn't use it but I understood it to be good.

  • Jan 29, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer in Bellevue, Washington State

    Several months for man and woman, can be broken up

  • 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


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