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

New Balance Maternity and Paternity Leave Policies

New Balance offers 8 weeks of paid maternity leave and 4 weeks of unpaid maternity leave. This information is based on anonymous tips submitted by employees.

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Retail: Shoes, Accessories and Apparel Maternity and Paternity Leave

How many weeks of paid maternity, unpaid maternity, paid paternity and unpaid paternity leave do employers in the Retail: Shoes, Accessories and Apparel industry offer?

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  • 6 6
  • 8 9
  • 0 3
  • 0 2

New Balance Maternity Leave Comments

  • "In general, work-life balance is good at New Balance. New Balance is very respectful of the fact that employees (both men and women) have a life outside of work.(At least this is true for the Lawrence, MA office. This may be different at different offices.) The standard work day is 7.5 hrs and there is virtually no pressure to work longer hours on a regular basis. Using all your vacation/paid time off as needed is also perfectly OK. New Balance is also pretty good about flexible work hours although this depends somewhat on the demands of a specific position. However, New Balance's maternity leave policy is merely OK. You can use short-term disability to get 8 weeks of leave at 60% pay and many women take another 4 weeks of unpaid leave to max out the 12 weeks of maternity leave guaranteed by the family medical leave act. There isn't a true maternity leave that is separate from short-term disability. I would say that, on the whole, there are as many women as men working at New Balance, but there are fewer women than men working in upper management roles. However, I am not sure what is preventing more women from filling these roles because men and women generally appear to be treated equally at New Balance." - Lady anon760

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