Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory www.jhuapl.edu

Want to be alerted when there are new data and reviews about Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory?
Add Alert
We crowdsource Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory's maternity, paternity and parental leave policies, based on Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory's employee reviews and anonymous tips from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory employees.

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Maternity and Paternity Leave Policies

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory offers 20 weeks of paid maternity leave, 0 weeks of unpaid maternity leave, 12 weeks of paid paternity leave and 8 weeks of unpaid paternity leave. This information is based on anonymous tips submitted by employees.

  • Lower Median/
    Consensus
    Upper
    Corrections,
    Tips & Comments
  • 6 Median
    Submit a Tip
  • 12 Median
    Submit a Tip
  • ? Unknown - please leave a tip
    Submit a Tip
  • ? Unknown - please leave a tip
    Submit a Tip

Educational Services: College & Universities Maternity and Paternity Leave

How many weeks of paid maternity, unpaid maternity, paid paternity and unpaid paternity leave do employers in the Educational Services: College & Universities industry offer?

  • Median Average
  • 6 5
  • 6 8
  • 1 1
  • 12 10

Maternity Leaves Taken at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

  • Lady Lani 6 weeks paid 0 weeks unpaid

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Maternity Leave Comments

  • "A majority of the technical staff at APL is male (not surprising for the tech industry), but in eight years I've never felt disadvantaged due to my gender. There appears to be more female younger hires, but the older staff who have stayed on for decades skews heavily male. By the same token there are few women in upper management positions, but all command the same level of respect as their male colleagues. Short-term disability paid at 100% salary is available for maternity leave (6 weeks for a vaginal delivery, 8 weeks for a C-section). However the benefit is very poorly documented on the HR website making it difficult to plan ahead without asking questions and alerting the lab to your family plans. I don't think I would've been penalized had they known in advance, but I don't think it's right to expect that level of sharing from female employees either. I was able to take eight paid weeks total between STD and vacation and still had up to 12 weeks unpaid FMLA available to me. My supervisors were also very supportive of my need to pump when I returned to work and a dedicated room was available. Work-life balance is encouraged for everyone in my group, and I don't think I've seen anyone get side-eyed for using flex time or taking time off to attend to family events, sick time, etc. This culture may vary by group across the lab, but I feel the Director's office generally tries to look out for everyone and often notes that its employees are what makes APL a successful organization. Lab benefits are generous, particularly 403(b) matching and free continuing education." - Lady Lani

Related Resources

  • The Office Maternity Leave Checklist for the "Type A" Professional

    We've created a very detailed maternity leave checklist to cover pretty much every last detail we think matters for the transition from the office to being at home with your baby.  This list is based on the experience, advice and tips that working moms have shared with us.  So print it out, and start crossing things off!  Before You Announce You're Pregnant at Work (for many women this is typi...

  • Pregnancy and Maternity Leave for California Employees

    If you're a pregnant California employee and interested in what your maternity leave rights are, you're in luck. You live in one of the three states in the United States that guarantees women a partially paid maternity leave. You may also qualify for partially paid leave under the state's short-term disability laws, which cover a portion of your pay while you are unable to work due to pregnancy or childbirth. D...

  • NY State Maternity Leave and Pregnancy Disability

    Update: On March 31, 2016, New York States' legislature approved paid family medical leave for up to 12 weeks effective 2018. Here's our summary of the coming New York state family paid leave provisions.   New York state gets a "B" grade from the National Partnership for Women and Families when it comes to how favorable the state laws for new and expecting parents compared to other American states. ...

Find Out

What are women saying about your company?

Click Here

Share this

Share with Friends
Share Anonymously