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Caterpillar Inc. benefits according to female employees

Caterpillar Inc.

Headquarters:Deerfield, IL(United States)10,000+ Employees
3.3
 
Benefits & Family Policies
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Programs, initiatives, groups
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Caterpillar has 14 resource groups throughout the enterprise with an overall employee involvement of 8,000.

Total Health is a key component of our strategy, we offer competitive benefits, including healthcare and 401K.  In the 401k savings plan, Caterpillar offers a $1 for $1 match on up to 6% of eligible pay, plus and additional annual employer contribution based on age and years of service.  

Short Term Incentive Plans: Our employees’ hard work drives Caterpillar’s profitable growth. That is why we implemented a pay-for-performance culture that gives us the ability to differentiate rewards based on relative performance.

Unconscious bias training
Yes
Networking
Yes
Succession planning
Yes
Diversity recruiting
Yes
Diversity performance
Yes
Sponsorship program
Yes
flex work benefit
Flexible working
Caterpillar acknowledges that there are some circumstances where an employee's personal needs may benefit from a flexible or remote work arrangement. Available to certain salaried employees to meet business and personal obligations: Part-time, Compressed workweek, Flex-time and Tele-commuting
Remote work policy
Yes
Part time policy
Yes
parental leave
Overview: Parental leave policies

At Caterpillar we are continually working to update and improve our policies and benefits to create a great working environment for our employees, as we know they are the backbone to our success.  Some health related benefits differ based on employee status and classification.

Paid maternity
Yes, 6 weeks of short term disability for natural and caesarian births. Support/Management and Production receive 100% pay.
Unpaid maternity
Yes
Paid paternity
Yes, 4 weeks at 100% pay. (**please note that the bargained employees follow a different policy due to contract negotiations)
Unpaid paternity
Yes, 6 weeks. (**please note that the bargained employees follow a different policy due to contract negotiations)
Short term disability
Yes
Paid adoptive
Yes
Maternity-Related Benefits
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Lactation facilities
Yes
Care-taking benefits
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Vacation Allowance(Weeks)
2
Median/Consensus:  3
4
  • Upper is 4 weeks after 15 years with the company
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Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)
6
Median/Consensus:  7
8
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    Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)
    6
    Median/Consensus:  6
    8
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      Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)
      2
      Median/Consensus:  2
      2
      • It was updated in mid 2015 to two weeks parental leave which includes men
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      Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks)
      Median/Consensus:  ?
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        401k Matching
        Median/Consensus:  Available
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          Healthcare
          Median/Consensus:  Available
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            On-Site Childcare
            Median/Consensus:  Not Available
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              Flex Time
              Median/Consensus:  Available
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                Other Benefits
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                  BenefitsMedianAverage
                  Vacation Allowance(Weeks)
                  2
                  2
                  Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)
                  6
                  6
                  Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)
                  6
                  7
                  Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)
                  1
                  2
                  Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks)
                  9
                  9
                  401k Matching
                  Available
                  Available
                  Healthcare
                  Available
                  Available
                  On-Site Childcare
                  Not Available
                  Not Available
                  Flex Time
                  Available
                  Available
                  Vacation Allowance(Weeks)
                  Median:  2
                  Average:  2
                  Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)
                  Median:  6
                  Average:  6
                  Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)
                  Median:  6
                  Average:  7
                  Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)
                  Median:  1
                  Average:  2
                  Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks)
                  Median:  9
                  Average:  9
                  401k Matching
                  Median:  Available
                  Average:  Available
                  Healthcare
                  Median:  Available
                  Average:  Available
                  On-Site Childcare
                  Median:  Not Available
                  Average:  Not Available
                  Flex Time
                  Median:  Available
                  Average:  Available
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