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We crowdsource United States Postal Service's maternity, paternity and parental leave policies, based on United States Postal Service's employee reviews and anonymous tips from United States Postal Service employees.

United States Postal Service Maternity and Paternity Leave Policies

United States Postal Service offers 12 weeks of unpaid maternity leave, 12 weeks of unpaid paternity leave. This information is based on anonymous tips submitted by employees.

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Government: State Maternity and Paternity Leave

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

  • Median Average
  • 1 5
  • 12 11
  • 2 2
  • 12 12

Maternity Leaves Taken at United States Postal Service

  • Lady 206 0 weeks paid 12 weeks unpaid
  • Lady Letterpress 0 weeks paid 12 weeks unpaid

United States Postal Service Maternity Leave Comments

  • "There is no set leave, but the sick days you can roll over for years and years, and usually that is what people take for maternity leave." - Lady Alma
  • "At headquarters, it's a good work/life balance, but they reward tenure. There are no maternity benefits, but you can use annual/sick leave to take up to 12 weeks under FMLA. If you haven't been with the company long, you don't have many options. They treat women as equals here, but the system is set up so the main way to get promoted is switching groups or positions. If you like your role, it's hard to get a promotion within that role." - Lady Letterpress

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