Whole Foods Market, Inc.


We crowdsource Whole Foods Market, Inc.'s maternity, paternity and parental leave policies, based on Whole Foods Market, Inc.'s employee reviews and anonymous tips from Whole Foods Market, Inc. employees.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. Maternity and Paternity Leave Policies

Whole Foods Market, Inc. offers 0 weeks of paid maternity leave and 14 weeks of unpaid maternity leave. This information is based on anonymous tips submitted by employees.

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Minimum Paid Maternity Leave (weeks)
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Minimum Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks) 12
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Minimum Paid Paternity Leave (weeks)
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Retail: Supermarket Company Maternity and Paternity Leave

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

Benefits Median Average
Minimum Paid Maternity Leave (weeks) 6 6
Minimum Unpaid Maternity Leave (weeks) 8 8
Minimum Paid Paternity Leave (weeks) 2 4
Minimum Unpaid Paternity Leave (weeks) 1 4
Maternity Leaves Taken at Whole Foods Market, Inc.
    • Lady DancesWithTrees
    • 0 weeks paid
    • 12 weeks unpaid
    • Lady loudmouth
    • 0 weeks paid
    • 28 weeks unpaid
    • Lady SouthernAndSerious
    • 0 weeks paid
    • 12 weeks unpaid
    • Lovely82
    • 8 weeks paid
    • weeks unpaid
Whole Foods Market, Inc. Maternity Leave Comments
  • "I have yet to experience first hand the need for maternity leave, I hear that it relatively fair. There is an abundance of sexual harassment that goes unpunished or unreported for fear of retaliation. There are women in leadership roles including at the regional level. But males do dominate the positions throughout the company." - Lady madlove
  • "No paid leave. FMLA entitles 16 weeks used concurrently with PDL. In California you can also stack CFRA for another 12 weeks of Baby Bonding. (Must qualify based on service hours & time in position) There is no problem taking leave time for pregnancy but they are not paid. If you are on the medical plan there are additional free maternity resources at your disposal." - Lady loudmouth
  • "Whole Foods is currently having issues in general with treating their employee population well. If you're a woman, it's even worse. Iv'e personally experienced and also witnessed mistreatment of employees with manageable health conditions, mishandling of leave of absence due to health reason and/or maternity leave. I personally would never work there again and would never refer anyone. Sadly, I did not feel this way during my first year, but what I experienced and also witnessed during my tenure has soured my viewpoint." - Lady Yogini5472
  • "Part-time jobs were offered in the past." - Anonymous
  • "Some telecommuting, option for telecommuting" - Anonymous
  • "Alternative schedule, flexible schedule" - Anonymous
  • "Lactation rooms" - PokerFace

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