Netflix and Microsoft Announce New Parental Leave Policies

 

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Kathleen Hogan is Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Microsoft. This comes after Netflix announced a new policy of “unlimited” maternity and paternity leave on Tuesday. Tech & Science Less than 24 hours after Netflix announced its enhanced paid leave policy for new mothers and fathers—’unlimited’ time off for the year following a child’s birth or. T uesday was a big day for Netflix’s employees planning to become parents: they got unlimited paid leave for the first year of their new child’s life.

On Wednesday, Microsoft announced. SAN FRANCISCO, United States Microsoft on Wednesday announced an expanded parental leave policy for its US-based employees, a day after a similar move by streaming television giant Netflix. The tech giant said that from November 1, it would offer full pay for 12 weeks to new mothers and fathers, plus eight additional weeks of maternity disability, bringing the total for mothers to 20 weeks. Microsoft now has updated its paid leave policy for new mothers and fathers. On Tuesday, Netflix announced ‘unlimited’ time off for up to a year for new moms and dads.

Microsoft updates parental leave policy. Discussing the new policy on Wednesday, Kathleen Hogan, Microsoft’s Executive VP of Human Resources, wrote in a blog post, “12 weeks [of Parental Leave], paid at 100 percent, for all. Microsoft boosts parental leave, on heels of Netflix Microsoft on Wednesday announced an expanded parental leave policy for its US-based employees, a day after a similar move by streaming.

Since 2004 Netflix has allowed its employees to take an unlimited amount of fully paid vacation time Then today Microsoft announced in a blog post that it’s expanding its parental leave policies. Fast forward 5 years, somehow we had forgotten how challenging and exhausting raising a child can be and in February 2019 our second son was born. We now had a better idea of what to expect and I could make use of Netflix’s flexible parental leave policy, which is simply “take care of your baby and yourself”. Why the Netflix parental leave policy is more than a smart HR move.

Netflix made the news on Tuesday when the company said it would provide unlimited paid parental leave for all of its 2,400+ employees. The announcement was made on the company’s blog, where they said they reached the decision after noticing that employees do better at work when they’re not worried about what’s happening at home. Netflix by far offers the longest paid family leave out of all the tech companies we asked.

Salaried employees, including birth and adoptive parents of any gender, can take up to a year off at full.

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Netflix recently announced one of the most generous leave policies, 1 year of full-time pay for new parents—mothers or fathers.

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Like all companies, Netflix wants to keep its most profitable customers satisfied and prevent them from leaving.

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A fragmented and restricted approach to parental leave is also evident in the US.

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Parental leave is only available to employees who have at least one year’s continuous service.

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But Netflix didn’t just snap its fingers and put this policy in place.

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It recommends employers adopt a flexible policy in relation to parental leave.

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Instead, Netflix promoted employee freedom.

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That is, does it point to the need for new parental leave legislation?

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To ease the pressure, Netflix implemented an unlimited vacation policy.

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