Recent Parental Leave Announcements

Some are saying that right now, there is a “race to the top” in terms of which companies are improving their US parental leave policies to be more generous and more comprehensive. We couldn’t be more excited!

And, we’re keeping track. Below are the companies who are leading the conversation toward improved paid leave for all women in the US. We like their style! Please contact us at info@fairygodboss.com if you think there’s a company we’ve missed!

Company Industry Date Announced Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks) Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) Source
TD Bank Finance 6/7/17 16 16 16 PR Newswire
First Data B2B Services 12/22/16 12 12 2 BusinessWire
Exelon Energy 12/19/16 16 8 8 BusinessWire
3M Industrials 12/15/16 10 10 10 BusinessWire
Kering Retail 12/14/16 14 14 1 Kering
Levi Strauss & Co. Retail 12/12/16 8 Unknown 8 Levi Strauss
American Express Finance 12/12/16 20 20 20 Fortune
AXA Insurance 12/8/16 16 16 4 AXA
Ikea Consumer-Retail 12/6/16 16* depending on tenure 16*depending on tenure 16*depending on tenure WSJ
Sallie Mae Finance 10/17/16 12 12 4 for secondary caregiver Sallie Mae
Chobani Consumer-Packaged Goods 10/5/16 6 6 6 Bloomberg
Discovery Communications Media 9/15/16 12 12 12 Discovery Communications
Vanguard Finance 9/14/16 16 6 6 Vanguard
Deloitte Consulting Services 9/8/16 16 16 16 Fortune
Barclays Finance 5/15/16 16 16 for primary caregiver 6 Bloomberg
Nike Inc. Retail 5/11/16 14 8 8 Reuters
Campbell Soup Consumer-Packaged Goods 4/28/16 10 for primary caregiver 10 for primary caregiver 2 for secondary caregiver Huffington Post
Hasbro Consumer-Packaged Goods 4/26/16 10 10 10 Hasbro
Anheuser-Busch Consumer-Packaged Goods 4/14/16 16 8 2 Glamour
EY (Ernst & Young) Consulting Services 4/14/16 16 16 16 Huffington Post
Coca-Cola Consumer-Packaged Goods 4/11/16 12-14 6 6 Company website
Twitter Technology 4/5/16 20 20 20 Fortune
Bank of America Finance 3/30/16 16 16 16 Huffington Post
Etsy Technology 3/5/16 16 6 6 Bloomberg
Fidelity Finance 3/5/16 16 6 6 Bloomberg
Western Union Finance 1/22/16 12 n/a testing in SF office The Denver Post
JPMorgan Finance 1/21/16 16 16 2 Business Insider
Dow Chemical Natural Resources 1/21/16 12 4 2 Crain’s Detroit Business
Hilton Hopsitality 1/1/16 10 2 2 Hilton
PayPal Technology 12/17/15 16 8 8 Reuters
eBay Technology 12/4/15 24 12 12 CNNMoney
Credit Suisse Finance 12/1/15 20 20 20 CNNMoney
Facebook Technology 11/27/15 16 16 16 The Huffingon Post
Spotify Technology 11/19/15 26 26 26 The Huffington Post
Amazon Technology 11/3/15 20 6 6 Money
Stonyfield Farm Consumer Packaged Goods 10/11/15 26 26   Concord Monitor
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Philanthropy 10/7/15 52 52 52 Business Insider
Hilton Hospitality 9/3/15 10 2 2 CNN Money
Adobe Technology 8/10/15 26 16 16 Fortune
Microsoft Technology 8/6/15 20 12 12 CNN Money
Netflix Technology 8/4/15 52 52 52 CNN Money
Goldman Sachs Finance 6/1/15 16 16 4 Business Insider
Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical 5/1/15 17 9 9 Huffington Post
Accenture Consulting Services   16 8 2 Huffington Post
Intel Technology 1/16/15 21 8 8 MercuryNews
Apple Technology 10/2/14 18 6 6 Fortune
Twitter Technology unknown 20 10 10 The Atlantic
Google Technology unknown 20 12 7 Entrepreneur
Morgan Stanley Finance unknown 16     FT.com
    • First Data
    • Industry: B2B Services
    • Date Announced: 12/22/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 12
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 12
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 2
    • Source BusinessWire
    • Exelon
    • Industry: Exelon
    • Date Announced: 12/19/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 8
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 8
    • Source BusinessWire
    • 3M
    • Industry: Industrials
    • Date Announced: 12/15/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 10
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 10
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 10
    • Source BusinessWire
    • Kering
    • Industry: Retail
    • Date Announced: 12/14/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 14
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 14
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 1
    • Source Kering
    • Levi Strauss & Co.
    • Industry: Retail
    • Date Announced: 12/12/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 8
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) Unknown
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 8
    • Source Levi Strauss
    • American Express
    • Industry: Finance
    • Date Announced: 12/12/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 20
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 20
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 20
    • Source Fortune
    • AXA
    • Industry: Insurance
    • Date Announced: 12/8/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 16
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 4
    • Source AXA
    • Ikea
    • Industry: Consumer-Retail
    • Date Announced: 12/6/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16* depending on tenure
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 16*depending on tenure
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 16*depending on tenure
    • Source WSJ
    • Sallie Mae
    • Industry: Finance
    • Date Announced: 10/17/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 12
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 12
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 4 for secondary caregiver
    • Source Sallie Mae
    • Chobani
    • Industry: Consumer-Packaged Goods
    • Date Announced: 10/5/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 6
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 6
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 6
    • Source Bloomberg
    • Discovery Communications
    • Industry: Media
    • Date Announced: 9/15/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 12
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 12
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 12
    • Source Discovery Communications
    • Vanguard
    • Industry: Finance
    • Date Announced: 9/14/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 6
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 6
    • Source Vanguard
    • Deloitte
    • Industry: Consulting Services
    • Date Announced: 9/8/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 16
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 16
    • Source Fortune
    • Barclays
    • Industry: Finance
    • Date Announced: 9/8/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 16 for primary caregiver
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 6
    • Source Bloomberg
    • Nike Inc.
    • Industry: Retail
    • Date Announced: 5/11/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 14
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 8
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 8
    • Source Reuters
    • Campbell Soup
    • Industry: Consumer-Packaged Goods
    • Date Announced: 4/28/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 10 for primary caregiver
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 10 for primary caregiver
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 2 for secondary caregiver
    • Source Huffington Post
    • Hasbro
    • Industry: Consumer-Packaged Goods
    • Date Announced: 4/28/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 10
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 10
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 10
    • Source Hasbro
    • Anheuser-Busch
    • Industry: Consumer-Packaged Goods
    • Date Announced: 4/14/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 8
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 2
    • Source Glamour
    • EY (Ernst & Young)
    • Industry: Consulting Services
    • Date Announced: 4/14/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 16
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 16
    • Source Huffington Post
    • Coca-Cola
    • Industry: Consumer-Packaged Goods
    • Date Announced: 4/11/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 12-14
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 6
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 6
    • Source Company website
    • Twitter
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: 4/5/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 20
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 20
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 20
    • Source Fortune
    • Bank of America
    • Industry: Finance
    • Date Announced: 3/30/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 16
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 16
    • Source Huffington Post
    • Etsy
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: 3/5/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 6
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 6
    • Source Bloomberg
    • Fidelity
    • Industry: Finance
    • Date Announced: 3/5/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 6
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 6
    • Source Bloomberg
    • Western Union
    • Industry: Finance
    • Date Announced: 1/22/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 12
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) n/a
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) testing in SF office
    • Source The Denver Post
    • JPMorgan
    • Industry: Finance
    • Date Announced: 1/22/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 16
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 2
    • Source Business Insider
    • Dow Chemical
    • Industry: Natural Resources
    • Date Announced: 1/21/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 12
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 4
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 2
    • Source Crain’s Detroit Business
    • Hilton
    • Industry: Hopsitality
    • Date Announced: 1/1/16
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 10
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 2
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 2
    • Source Hilton
    • PayPal
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: 12/17/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 8
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 8
    • Source Reuters
    • eBay
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: 12/4/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 24
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 12
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 12
    • Source CNNMoney
    • Credit Suisse
    • Industry: Finance
    • Date Announced: 12/1/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 20
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 20
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 20
    • Source CNNMoney
    • Facebook
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: 11/27/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 16
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 16
    • Source The Huffingon Post
    • Spotify
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: 11/19/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 26
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 26
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 26
    • Source The Huffingon Post
    • Amazon
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: 11/3/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 20
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 6
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 6
    • Source Money
    • Stonyfield Farm
    • Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods
    • Date Announced: 10/11/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 26
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 26
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks)
    • Source Concord Monitor
    • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    • Industry: Philanthropy
    • Date Announced: 10/7/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 52
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 52
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 52
    • Source Business Insider
    • Hilton
    • Industry: Hospitality
    • Date Announced: 9/3/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 10
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 2
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 2
    • Source CNN Money
    • Adobe
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: 8/10/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 26
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 16
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 16
    • Source Fortune
    • Microsoft
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: 8/6/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 20
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 12
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 12
    • Source CNN Money
    • Netflix
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: 8/4/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 52
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 52
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 52
    • Source CNN Money
    • Goldman Sachs
    • Industry: Finance
    • Date Announced: 6/1/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 16
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 4
    • Source Business Insider
    • Johnson & Johnson
    • Industry: Pharmaceutical
    • Date Announced: 5/1/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 17
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 9
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 9
    • Source Huffington Post
    • Accenture
    • Industry: Consulting Services
    • Date Announced: 5/1/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 8
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 2
    • Source Huffington Post
    • Intel
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: 1/16/15
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 21
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 8
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 8
    • Source MercuryNews
    • Apple
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: 10/2/14
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 18
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 6
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 6
    • Source Fortune
    • Twitter
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: unknown
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 20
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 10
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 10
    • Source The Atlantic
    • Google
    • Industry: Technology
    • Date Announced: unknown
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 20
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks) 12
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks) 7
    • Source Entrepreneur
    • Morgan Stanley
    • Industry: Finance
    • Date Announced: unknown
    • Paid Leave, Birth(Weeks): 16
    • Paid Leave, Adoptive(Weeks)
    • Paid Leave, Paternity(Weeks)
    • Source FT.com

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