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PatientsLikeMe Maternity and Paternity Leave Policies

PatientsLikeMe offers 5 weeks of paid maternity leave and 7 weeks of unpaid maternity leave. This information is based on anonymous tips submitted by employees.

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Technology: Consumer Internet Maternity and Paternity Leave

How many weeks of paid maternity, unpaid maternity, paid paternity and unpaid paternity leave do employers in the Technology: Consumer Internet industry offer?

Benefits Median Average
Minimum Paid Maternity Leave (weeks) 12 10
Minimum Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks) 6 8
Minimum Paid Paternity Leave (weeks) 6 7
Minimum Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks) 7 8
Maternity Leaves Taken at PatientsLikeMe
    • Lady Violette
    • 2 weeks paid
    • 10 weeks unpaid
PatientsLikeMe Maternity Leave Comments
  • "Very few women in upper management, but overall a fairly equal gender distribution. This is however a problem that should be addressed (getting more women into leadership roles) as the company continues to grow. Company is very supportive of flexible work schedules, with some departments having explicit "work from home" days. I was able to work a reduced schedule after maternity leave and keep my health benefits (min 20 hours for health benefits). The maternity leave policy also includes a disability policy that pays 60% of your salary for 5 weeks. This is worse than most companies in this industry, but sadly pretty good for the US. Many of the social activities involve alcohol (e.g. holiday party is usually at a whiskey bar with an open bar), and there is a beer fridge and regular ping pong at the office creating a bit of a frat boy atmosphere at times. Though some would call that a cool startup environment, it can be annoying or even alienating if you are pregnant or just don't like to drink with work people. Overall great people to work with and the flexibility of work place and time is especially great for people with young kids." - Lady Violette

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