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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

Shell Energy 5/17/17 16     Shell
Nordstrom Retail 3/6/17 12 6 6 Seattle Times
Yum! Brands Inc. Restaurants 2/27/17 18 6 6 Refinery29
PAE Engineering 1/31/17 6 6 6 PRLog
Duke Energy Electric Power Generation 1/26/17 6 6 6 PR Newswires
American Airlines Passenger Air 1/26/17 10     CBS
Delta Passenger Air 1/25/17 6     Delta
Starbucks Restaurants 1/19/17 18 (or 6 for partners) 0 0 Fortune
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

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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

 

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