Microsoft Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Microsoft Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Jul 30, 2014

1436 employees reported this benefit


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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  • Jul 25, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Garden City, New York State

    great for people who want to start a family, 3 month leave with pay.

  • Jul 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Principal PM Manager in Redmond, Washington State

    3 months of for fathers

  • Jun 26, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Service Engineer in Redmond, Washington State

    Very balanced and well thought policy

  • May 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Easy to get and pretty flexible in when you can take it. And I think MS allows employees longer periods of time off.

  • May 29, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Engineer II in Redmond, Washington State

    3 months maternity / paternity leave. Top 1% of mat/pat ernity leave across the industry.

  • May 24, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Software Engineer in Palo Alto, California

    People tell it's good, I didnt try

  • May 22, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Delivery Resource Manager in Hartford, Connecticut

    Has recently (within the last month) been increased to pay full salary during parental leave. 20 weeks for birth mother and 12 weeks for father/adoptive parent.

  • May 20, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Redmond, Washington State

    Great benefit for new parents.

  • Apr 25, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Software Design Enginner in Redmond, Washington State

    I did not used it but looks great for parents.

  • Apr 20, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Director of Finance in Bellevue, Washington State

    12 weeks paid leave for paternity

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