the Women’s Interactive Network (WIN) Business Resource Group that supports the development of a community of women within Freddie Mac by providing opportunities for networking, leadership and career development.
all of our Business Resource Groups offer specialized mentorship opportunities. ARISE, our Business Resource Group for our Black employees and their allies, runs a program called Polaris for its members that is designed to connect, educate and empower participants with the knowledge and skills needed to manage and excel their careers.
Freddie Mac recognizes the importance of Flexible Work Arrangements for both the company and its employees, especially while managing the challenges of the pandemic. To help support our current remote work environment, flexible arrangements may include compressed work weeks and alternative work schedules. Leave options have also expanded to support time off throughout the workday.
we provide flexible work options based on business need. The majority of the company is working from home right now, and workforce planning is underway to support these arrangements where appropriate moving forward.
six to eight weeks of short-term disability leave for recovery following the birth of a child.
We offer financial contributions toward the cost of fertility/IVF treatments as well as infertility prescription medication.
New Mothers Program, including lactation rooms, education classes, 24/7 virtual support and a return-to-work consultation
we have seven Mother Rooms on-site that are equipped with hospital-grade electric breast pumps, cleaning wipes and nursing pads. Our on-site Wellness Center also provides pump kits for employees to use with the pumps.
our New Moms Program is designed to support our employees who want to work and maintain a successful breastfeeding relationship with their children. The program provides access to apps, instructions, courses, videos and other forms of support for new and expectant mothers.
we provide subsidized access for in-home back-up adult/elder care.
we provide subsidized access to center-based back-up child care and in-home back-up care for mildly ill children.
at this time, to help employees navigate the challenges brought on by the pandemic, we have updated our offerings to provide up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave if you are unable to work because you need to care for your child.
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