Our Women’s Employee Network fosters a respectful, collaborative and inclusive environment. They are dedicated to the development, empowerment and growth of women and their allies within the communities where we live, work and serve.
Santander is committed to supporting new parents as they care for and bond with their newborn and newly adopted children. Santander’s Parental Leave program provides employees who have completed at least one year of service with up to six weeks of paid leave. Santander’s Parental Leave is in addition to paid time off birth mothers receive under the Short-Term Disability Plan (6-8 weeks, depending on type of birth). If both parents work for Santander, each parent may take up to six weeks under the program.
On the first day of the month following 30 days of employment, Santander employees are eligible to apply for paid benefits through the STD program. If approved an employee can receive income replacement for up to 180 days (130 business days) and job-protection during their STD benefits period
Through UnitedHealthcare , (UHC) Santander’s medical benefits administrator, employees have access to various programs and resources that support families and well-being including a maternity support program; fertility support program and benefits; a health and wellness portal geared towards increased overall health; a smoking cessation program and more.
Santander’s Lactation program provides ongoing support for breastfeeding mothers for up to one year from the birth of their child, including locations to express milk and flexible breaks to accommodate milk expression.
Through UnitedHealthcare, (UHC) Santander’s medical benefits administrator, employees have access to a Maternity Support Program including access to an experienced maternity nurse who will provide guidance during and after pregnancy.
Through UnitedHealthcare, (UHC) Santander’s medical benefits administrator, employees have access to a Fertility Solutions Program including access to a specially trained fertility nurse and clinically guided support and education, as well as covered fertility benefits.
|Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)|
|Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)|
|Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)|
|Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks)|