VMware Employee Benefit: Maternity & Paternity Leave | Glassdoor

VMware Maternity & Paternity Leave

Updated Jul 30, 2014

266 employees reported this benefit

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  • Jul 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current software engineer in Palo Alto, California

    like any big company. way past this stage so there is no additional benefit if you are done with children.

  • Jun 22, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Diego, California

    Lots of coverage for maternity paterinity leave. One of the best policies for any company I’ve seen.

  • Apr 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Member of Technical Staff in Palo Alto, California

    I hear its 4-5 months

  • Mar 02, 2018

    Don’t believe what they advertised about job-protected maternity & paternity leave. They don’t care about it when they let you go. I was laid off during my paternity leave and when I asked the HR staffs why it could happen as the leave is job-protected, they coldly answered with brain twisted law words w/o any care about me as a real person. I feel very disappointed about how they treated me after have been working there over five years.

  • Feb 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Palo Alto, California

    Not all departments are flexible with it.

  • Jan 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Consulting Architect in New York, New York State

    In billable roles, make sure to file paternity leave with HR not just your manager. Multiple occurrences across PSO of Paternity being cut short by 90% or more in lieu of billable work to make management MBOs.

  • Nov 25, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Palo Alto, California

    New program now give both Maternity & Paternity Leave for a few (6?) months - very generous.

  • Oct 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Professional Services Sales Director in Miami, Florida

    I think this is 12 weeks, paid, great benefit but no backfill so your colleagues will need to pick up your slack.

  • Oct 07, 2017

    18 Weeks at 100% paid even for commissioned employees. Same for moms, dads, and adoptions!

  • Oct 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Marketing Specialist in Palo Alto, California

    VMware supports employees and their families in one of the most important times in life – the birth or adoption of a child. The Paid Parental Leave (PPL) program allows both mothers and fathers to take time off from work to bond with their new child. Eligibility Regular full time employees working thirty (30) + hours per week Employees are eligible upon their date of hire If both parents are U.S. VMware employees, both are eligible for the PPL program Some situations may not be covered by the PPL program, please review the Paid Parental Leave policy [VMware network access required] for exclusions Duration and Job Protection Under the PPL program, parents (mothers and fathers) can take job-protected time off from work for pregnancy disability, childbirth, placement of a child for adoption, and to bond with their new child for a maximum of eighteen (18) weeks. All PPL time off will run concurrently with other leave time available, if any, under the federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California Family Rights Act (CFRA), California Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL), and any other state family leave or disability leave laws. Wage Replacement The PPL program provides 100% of base pay for a maximum of eighteen (18) weeks. State and federal leave laws, and disability pay sources, may overlap with our Paid Parental Leave program. Employees will not be entitled to receive more than 100% of their wages during their PPL time.

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