Discovery Communications

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

Discovery Communications Maternity and Paternity Leave Policies

Discovery Communications offers 12 weeks of paid maternity leave, 6 weeks of unpaid maternity leave and 12 weeks of paid paternity leave. This information is based on anonymous tips submitted by employees.

Benefits Lower Median/
Consensus
Upper Corrections,
Tips & Comments
Minimum Paid Maternity Leave (weeks) 10
12
67% Consensus
12
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Minimum Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks)
6
Media
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Minimum Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)
12
Media
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Minimum Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks)
?
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Media: Diversified Maternity and Paternity Leave

How many weeks of paid maternity, unpaid maternity, paid paternity and unpaid paternity leave do employers in the Media: Diversified industry offer?

Benefits Median Average
Minimum Paid Maternity Leave (weeks) 10 9
Minimum Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks) 6 6
Minimum Paid Paternity Leave (weeks) 5 9
Minimum Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks) 8 8
Maternity Leaves Taken at Discovery Communications
    • Stats
    • 20 weeks paid
    • weeks unpaid
Discovery Communications Maternity Leave Comments
  • "One of the best I've seen in the US" - Stats
  • "For Parents: Extending Leave for Mothers & Fathers in the case of Birth, Adoption or Foster Care Placement A new and significantly more robust paid parental leave benefit, extending what is currently a four-week offering to a full 12 weeks of paid leave in all cases of child birth, adoption, and foster care placement. Enhanced 12-week parental leave paid at 100% in addition to short-term disability (where applicable) and up to two weeks of vacation (where available). Maternity leave now maxing at 20 to 22 consecutive weeks, depending on delivery. Paternity, domestic partner, adoption and foster care placement leave now maxing at 14 consecutive weeks." - Anonymous
  • "For Parents: Extending Leave for Mothers & Fathers in the case of Birth, Adoption or Foster Care Placement A new and significantly more robust paid parental leave benefit, extending what is currently a four-week offering to a full 12 weeks of paid leave in all cases of child birth, adoption, and foster care placement. Enhanced 12-week parental leave paid at 100% in addition to short-term disability (where applicable) and up to two weeks of vacation (where available). Maternity leave now maxing at 20 to 22 consecutive weeks, depending on delivery. Paternity, domestic partner, adoption and foster care placement leave now maxing at 14 consecutive weeks." - Anonymous
  • "Part-time jobs were offered in the past." - Anonymous
  • "Some telecommuting, option for telecommuting, mostly telecommuting" - Anonymous
  • "Alternative schedule" - Anonymous
  • "Company backups childcare." - Anonymous

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