The Boston Globe Benefits

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Maternity & Paternity Leave(3 comments)

    Not a parent so have not utilized this benefit. I have heard it is normal. Think this is pretty standard.

  • Health Insurance(3 comments)

    They offer great options for health insurance!

Jun 12, 2017
Former News and Feature Journalist in Boston, Massachusetts

The Globe offered every benefit that you can think of, as well as a high salary. When the New York Times bought the Globe, they gutted the competition and cut reporter salaries by $30,000.

Jan 11, 2017
Current Employee

Parental leave is not great, basically just the minimum required by law. Mothers can take up to 12 weeks unpaid and get 30 of those days paid through FMLA disability claim. Have to use vacation to get paid for anything beyond that.

Jan 10, 2017
Former Market Research manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Low pay compared to comparable companies. Good vacation, but ever increasing health care premiums.

Dec 31, 2016
Former Employee

The best thing is three weeks or more paid time off. Worst: health insurance premiums.

Nov 21, 2016
Former Employee

fair time off package for the position

Oct 3, 2016
Current Production Coordinator in Dorchester, Massachusetts

We're good health/dental care, as well as an ample number of vacation/sick days.

Mar 24, 2016
Former Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

The mulitple health plan options available--easy to change. also had options for dental and vision plans, spending accounts, and commuter support.

Nov 28, 2015
Former Employee

I was an intern and had no benefits, obviously. A few paid vacation days.

Oct 27, 2015
Current Employee

The benefits package is compresehensive and the Globe does subsidize a fair amount for each product/service. I think they could do a better job at retirement planning. They are making efforts to hold sessions, but they're for everyone in the company vs breaking it out based on age / life stage.

Sep 15, 2015
Current Copy Editor in Boston, Massachusetts

As a part-timer, I do not receive benefits.

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Benefits Summary

List based on reports from current and former employees. It may not be complete.

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • Health Insurance (19)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • Pension Plan
  • 401K Plan (18)
  • Retirement Plan (11)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave (15)
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • Reduced or Flexible Hours
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program (4)
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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