The March of Dimes devotes itself to promoting healthy babies—in the community and among its own employees.
To that end, working moms can take 26 weeks off—six with full pay—with a guarantee that their jobs will be waiting for them when they return. They also get another week of paid sick leave.
The organization doubled its paternity benefit last year. Now working fathers get two paid weeks off after the birth of a child—three if the baby is hospitalized in an intensive care unit.
In addition, the nonprofit offers 100% medical coverage for all maternity and childbirth expenses, and no-cost well-child care through age 18.
The firm gives expectant moms prenatal kits and breast pumps. If they’re pregnant when they’re hired, they’re eligible for medical benefits on their first day of work. So are expectant dads and partners.
Expectant moms may request two weeks of this leave prior to delivery, even if it’s not medically necessary.
Other benefits for new parents include an adoption stipend of $5,000, one paid week off for adoption or foster care placement of a child and up to six unpaid months of absence for birth, adoption or foster care placement.
All March of Dimes employees get 10 days of paid sick leave, which may be used if their children are ill. Unused sick time may accrue from year to year.
Contact: Elizabeth Lynch of the March of Dimes, at (914) 997-4286.
Like what you've read? ...Republish it and share great business tips!
Attention: Readers, Publishers, Editors, Bloggers, Media, Webmasters and more...
We believe great content should be read and passed around. After all, knowledge IS power. And good business can become great with the right information at their fingertips. If you'd like to share any of the insightful articles on BusinessManagementDaily.com, you may republish or syndicate it without charge.
The only thing we ask is that you keep the article exactly as it was written and formatted. You also need to include an attribution statement and link to the article.
" This information is proudly provided by Business Management Daily.com: http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/12601/parents-at-march-of-dimes-get-extended-benefits "