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Vacation Allowance(Weeks)
2
Median/Consensus:  3
5
  • Maximum vacation after 10 years is 4 weeks
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Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)
1
Median/Consensus:  12
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  • IBM offers 12 fully paid weeks off for new moms. They also offer 6 weeks off for adoptive parents.
  • Up to 20 weeks paid leave for for moms who have given birth since November 2016.
  • Parental leave is the same for salaried and hourly workers.
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Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)
0
Median/Consensus:  6
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    Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)
    2
    Median/Consensus:  12
    12
    • Company offers 6 fully paid weeks off for new dads.
    • 12 weeks paid parental leave for dads, partners and adoptive parents for babies born since November 2016 (and a full year to take the leave) .
    • Parental leave is the same for salaried and hourly workers.
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    Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks)
    Median/Consensus:  ?
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      401k Matching
      Median/Consensus:  Available
      • IBM has a generous 401k match, up to 8%, but it is only provided in mid-December, after you've been employed for the whole year. If you voluntarily leave during the year, you lose out.
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      Healthcare
      Median/Consensus:  Available
      • All options are very expensive with high deductibles and the plans do not cover a lot of things. Read the fine print if you are reviewing the options and interviewing. Example: Family mid-tier PPO = $1300/month just health insurance. Dental: $250/month, covers 2 cleanings per year & anything else is either paid at 50% or 30%
      • Reimbursement up to $20,000 for eligible adoption or surrogacy expenses including medical costs associated with surrogate birth mothers.
      • 26 weeks of Personal medical leave at 66%-100% pay depending on legth of employment.
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      On-Site Childcare
      Median/Consensus:  Not Available
      • Company backups childcare.
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      Flex Time
      Median/Consensus:  Not Available
      • Company’s managers are trained to manage work/ life and flexibility concerns of employees.
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      Other Benefits
      • IBM offers $25,000 lifetime IVF treatment maximum. They use standard pre-authorization and lifetime medication maximum is limited, but limitations vary. Their plan will refuse to cover PGS testing and will not exclude any clinic.
      • Siince 2015, IBM is partnering with breast milk shipping services for traveling, breastfeeding moms.
      • Company contributes to eldercare expenses.
      • Company employs 31 % of women and 31 % of new hires are also women. At IBM 100 % of female employees participate in career counseling, 50% participate in management/ leadership trainings and 89 % participate in mentoring.
      • 30% of managers and executives are women.
      • Continued support for first-of-kind programs such as breast-milk delivery and $50,000 towards services for each child with mental, physical or developmental disabilities.
      • Company offers sabbatical to entitled employees.
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      Industrial: Technology: Manufacturing
      What benefits do employers in the Industrial: Technology: Manufacturing industry offer?
      BenefitsMedianAverage
      Vacation Allowance(Weeks)
      3
      8
      Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)
      10
      12
      Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)
      6
      8
      Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)
      6
      7
      Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks)
      7
      10
      401k Matching
      Available
      Available
      Healthcare
      Available
      Available
      On-Site Childcare
      Not Available
      Not Available
      Flex Time
      Available
      Available
      Vacation Allowance(Weeks)
      Median:  3
      Average:  8
      Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)
      Median:  10
      Average:  12
      Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)
      Median:  6
      Average:  8
      Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)
      Median:  6
      Average:  7
      Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks)
      Median:  7
      Average:  10
      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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