Discovery Communications

http://corporate.discovery.com/
Women's Ratings
4.0
Employer Benefits
  • Lower
  • Median/
    Consensus
  • Upper

Corrections,
Tips & Comments

  • Vacation Allowance (weeks)

    • Lower: 3
    • Median/Consensus:
      Median
      3
    • Upper: 3
  • Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)

    • Lower: 10
    • Median/Consensus:
      Consensus
      12
    • Upper: 12
    • For Parents: Extending Leave for Mothers & Fathers in the case of Birth, Adoption or Foster Care Placement A new and significantly more robust paid parental leave benefit, extending what is currently a four-week offering to a full 12 weeks of paid leave in all cases of child birth, adoption, and foster care placement. Enhanced 12-week parental leave paid at 100% in addition to short-term disability (where applicable) and up to two weeks of vacation (where available). Maternity leave now maxing at 20 to 22 consecutive weeks, depending on delivery. Paternity, domestic partner, adoption and foster care placement leave now maxing at 14 consecutive weeks.
  • Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)

    • Lower: 6
    • Median/Consensus:
      Median
      6
    • Upper: 6
  • Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)

    • Lower: 12
    • Median/Consensus:
      Median
      12
    • Upper: 12
    • For Parents: Extending Leave for Mothers & Fathers in the case of Birth, Adoption or Foster Care Placement A new and significantly more robust paid parental leave benefit, extending what is currently a four-week offering to a full 12 weeks of paid leave in all cases of child birth, adoption, and foster care placement. Enhanced 12-week parental leave paid at 100% in addition to short-term disability (where applicable) and up to two weeks of vacation (where available). Maternity leave now maxing at 20 to 22 consecutive weeks, depending on delivery. Paternity, domestic partner, adoption and foster care placement leave now maxing at 14 consecutive weeks.
  • Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks)

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  • 401k Matching

    • Median/Consensus:
      100%
      Available
  • Healthcare

    • Median/Consensus:
      100%
      Available
  • On-Site Childcare

    • Median/Consensus:
      100%
      Available
    • Company backups childcare.
  • Flex-Time

    • Median/Consensus:
      100%
      Available
    • At Discovery Communications 85% of employees telecommute.
  • Other Benefits

    • 55 % of managers and executives are women.
    • Company employs 54 % of women and 60 % of new hires are also women. At Discovery Communications 17% of female employees participate in management/ leadership trainings and 9 % participate in mentoring.
    • Company contributes to eldercare expenses.

What are the benefits at Discovery Communications? Discovery Communications offers 12 weeks of paid maternity leave, 6 weeks of unpaid maternity leave, healthcare, flextime, 401-k matching and on-site childcare. These benefits are based on tips anonymously submitted by Discovery Communications employees.

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