24. Amazon: The Best Places To Work For New Dads In 2016

Best Places To Work For New Dads

After the New York Times raised questions about company culture at the country’s largest retailer, Amazon fired back with a significant expansion of its parental leave to new fathers and more than 100,000 hourly workers at its fulfillment centers — all of whom are probably buying their diapers on Amazon either way.

  • Headquarters: Seattle, WA
  • Number of employees: 230,800
  • Paid Paternity Leave: 6 weeks
  • Industry: Retail
  • 2015 Rank: New entry

Notable Father-Friendly Policies And Practices

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  • A “Leave Share” program allows you to share all or some of your 6 weeks with a spouse or partner who doesn’t have paid leave through their own employer.
  • Any primary caregiver can participate a “Ramp Back Program” that eases them back into full-time work at 50-75 percent of their normal schedule for up to 8 weeks.

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