196 employees reported this benefit
Southwest Airlines offers paid maternity leave and adoption assistance to eligible employees. Amount of paid time varies based on length of service.
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Pretty similar to all other companies
Starting 2019 we get paid parent leave for new born and adopted kids
I believe they give 12 weeks maternity, but no paternity. You can use your PTO, and there's always FMLA if needed
Allows for both parents to stay home and bond with new baby.
Could be better. Still without lactation accommodations for nursing moms.
Paid sick leave and maternity leave
They offer 3 months, but it's not paid at all, the father gets nothing and it's expected that you won't take vacation after that.
never had an issue getting this time off.
Good leave, somewhat comparable to other companies. Can also use sick time.
Southwest Airlines is absolutely amazing and very generous when it comes to maternity\paternity leave of absence