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We crowdsource American Express Company's maternity, paternity and parental leave policies, based on American Express Company's employee reviews and anonymous tips from American Express Company employees.

American Express Company Maternity and Paternity Leave Policies

American Express Company offers 12 weeks of paid maternity leave, 4 weeks of unpaid maternity leave and 2 weeks of paid paternity leave. This information is based on anonymous tips submitted by employees.

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  • 10 12 67% Consensus 12
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Finance: Credit & Fund Services Maternity and Paternity Leave

How many weeks of paid maternity, unpaid maternity, paid paternity and unpaid paternity leave do employers in the Finance: Credit & Fund Services industry offer?

  • Median Average
  • 12 10
  • 6 7
  • 2 4
  • 10 11

Maternity Leaves Taken at American Express Company

  • Lady Donna 8 weeks paid 2 weeks unpaid
  • Lady ipatch07 12 weeks paid 0 weeks unpaid
  • Lady phxvirgo 8 weeks paid 0 weeks unpaid
  • Lady EM 4 weeks paid 2 weeks unpaid
  • Madamex Girl 12 weeks paid 0 weeks unpaid
  • Lady Momwhowantsitall 12 weeks paid 0 weeks unpaid
  • TBD 14 weeks paid weeks unpaid
  • shefroggies 14 weeks paid weeks unpaid

American Express Company Maternity Leave Comments

  • "This company is very mom friendly- good work from home policy and maternity leave. It's a bit tougher to be fully virtual and there seems to be a glass ceiling if you are balancing being primary care giver and a career." - Lady ipatch07
  • "I've worked here for 9 months after working at a consulting firm previously. There are SO many women here, it is almost overwhelming. My team is currently 80% women, and that is not uncommon. From what I hear, the parental leave policy is strong, and there is a big focus on work / life balance. However, the healthcare plans are truly sub-par and the environment can be very political-- more about who you know than about the quality of the work you do." - Madam anon688
  • "I was able to add vacation / sick time to the end of my 14 weeks (this is leader dependent) so I was able to take a total of 18 weeks" - TBD
  • "12 weeks is paid (6 weeks salary continuation, 6 weeks parental leave). Can take additional time off using PTO." - shefroggies
  • "Amex has a positive, relationship-based culture and recently announced a great new parental leave policy. My one (gender-related) complaint is that there are not as many women in senior positions as there should be given that at lower levels some departments are dominated by women. " - anon2768

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