Leave Programs

Review market practice and statutory requirements of paid and unpaid time off for a selection of core leave programs

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Establishing a well-rounded, comprehensive leave policy is a major component of any employer’s total rewards strategy. Gain insights into leave programs across multiple markets to find out what’s commonly offered and whether your leave policies are competitive.

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Competitive leave benefits help create a more productive workforce

From paid family leave to addressing new employees’ vacation time, make sure your leave programs are effectively motivating your talent while meeting statutory requirements. Find out how your employee benefits stack up against competitors across markets and regions, and use the data to help craft or enhance your leave policy.

Topics covered

Typical market practice

  • Primary caregiver/maternity leave
  • Secondary caregiver/paternity leave
  • Vacation leave
  • Personal leave
  • Bereavement leave

Statutory requirements

  • Primary caregiver/maternity leave
  • Secondary caregiver/paternity leave
  • Parental leave
  • Adoption leave
  • Vacation leave
  • Bereavement leave

Published: January 2022

Next release: September 2022

File format(s): Online, Excel, PDF

  • USD 1,000 - 3,000

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Participate in the Leave Programs survey by July 1 to receive your free market-level summary report for each country you submit data. Access to the free reports will be emailed to you in September, upon survey release. You can update your submission at any time if your policies change! 


2022 Global online USD 3,000
2022 Region Excel USD 1,600
2022 United States PDF USD 1,000

The global online subscription includes 12 months' access for up to 5 users; including access to Excel download files, PDF reports, and all updates during that period. Data are updated in January and September. Additional users may be added for a fee.

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Available markets


  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States

Asia Pacific

  • Australia
  • China-Beijing
  • China-Shanghai
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Europe, Middle East & Africa

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
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  • Sub TitleReview market practice and statutory requirements of paid and unpaid time off for a selection of core leave programs
  • Short DescriptionReview market practice and statutory requirements of paid and unpaid time off for a selection of core leave programs.

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