Global Parental Leave

Ensure you’re properly addressing this hot topic

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Parental leave was once considered a benefit for women who had given birth, but is now a common organizational policy that may also apply to same-sex couples and adoptive parents. Ensure your policies comply with statutory minimums and compare them to typical market practice.

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Not all countries are equal

In nations with already generous mandated leave, such as those in Western Europe, many companies simply rely on current laws and have not further expanded their paid-time off benefits. In countries with less prevalent, or even no legal requirement for paid parental leave, many companies have filled the void with additional paid or unpaid leave for mothers to care for newborn children. Find out whether companies are providing the statutory minimums or going above and beyond to provide additional time off and/or pay to their employees.

Statutory and market practice in one report

  • Statutory requirements for maternity, paternity, parental, and adoption leave
  • Amount of leave time and pay provided in excess of statutory requirements
  • Prevalence of benefits coverage for fertility treatments
  • Childcare assistance options
  • Prevalence of global parental leave policies
  • Support programs offered and assistance provided to employees

Published: September 2018

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If you need this data for Canada please visit the Canada version of the Parental Leave report. And, if you are operating globally, the global version of the Parental Leave report is also available.

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