Shell Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

Shell Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Mar 15, 2018

153 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

Maternity leave is available to eligible Shell employees.

Shell is proud to be the first major integrated oil and gas company to introduce a new global standard of 16 weeks paid maternity leave. This initiative is intended to support working mothers and their families. It’s an example of Shell’s commitment to creating an inclusive workplace and demonstrating our care for our employees and their families.

Shell U.S. is adopting the global standard in ways that reflect the diversity of our workforce, partners and the communities in which we operate by broadening our scope to include fathers and adoptive parents.

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Employee Comments

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  • Nov 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Reservoir Engineer in Houston, Texas

    paid leave for both parents

  • Nov 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Houston, Texas

    Maternity leave is offered with pay for 8 weeks

  • Jul 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Sales Associate/Cashier in Whittier, California

    They have no benefits for their workers

  • Apr 27, 2018

    Although I never used this benefit, I know many who have. The time and allotments are generous and there is no penalty for using this leave.

  • Mar 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Engineer in Houston, Texas

    No true plan, it went under short term disability

  • Jan 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Various in Houston, Texas

    They changed their policy in 2018 to grant 4 months maternity

  • Nov 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Houston, Texas

    About to be 16 paid weeks for mom and 8 paid weeks for dad or adopting

  • Aug 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Geologist in Houston, Texas

    three months paid maternity leave, not sure about paternity

  • Jul 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Gas Station Attendant in Port Huron, Michigan

    You get about two month off, and while pregnant you don't have to do really anything

  • May 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Supervisor in Deer Park, Texas

    It is payed for salaried employees

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