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We crowdsource W.W. Norton & Company's maternity, paternity and parental leave policies, based on W.W. Norton & Company's employee reviews and anonymous tips from W.W. Norton & Company employees.

W.W. Norton & Company Maternity and Paternity Leave Policies

W.W. Norton & Company offers 4 weeks of paid paternity leave. This information is based on anonymous tips submitted by employees.

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Minimum Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)
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Publishing Maternity and Paternity Leave

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

Benefits Median Average
Minimum Paid Maternity Leave (weeks) 8 8
Minimum Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks) 3 4
Minimum Paid Paternity Leave (weeks) 4 4
Minimum Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks) 1 1
Maternity Leaves Taken at W.W. Norton & Company
    • fgbabc123
    • 6 weeks paid
    • 18 weeks unpaid
W.W. Norton & Company Maternity Leave Comments
  • "This company is still run by a very traditional core group who want employees to be on site, 9-5, and who give lip service to valuing family without backing it up with support systems. "Employee owned" sounds great but is misleading; there is a board of directors and top group of editors who make all decisions. There is little transparency and few channels for input from the average mid-level employee. The maternity leave policy is definitely better than many other companies have; however the policies that follow-- once you have a family and want to find work/life balance and negotiate for flextime or working at home-- are frustratingly vague and dependent upon the whims of individual managers. Company policy is vague and applied inconsistently to various employee situations, so advocating for oneself based on policy is a bit like standing on quicksand. That said, some departments and groups within the company are wonderful, and as a female employee you can really thrive. However it's contingent upon one's manager and upon politics. Overall, a very old-school environment." - fgbabc123
  • "6 months unpaid leave is offered; new policy offers 6 weeks paid + 1 week additional pay for years employed at the company (up to a cap). Up to 4 weeks paid paternity leave is offered. " - fgbabc123

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