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10. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC): 50 Best Places To Work For New Dads

10. PricewaterhouseCoopers
A professional services company, meaning PwC deals with assurance, consulting, and tax services. It’s the second largest of the “Big 4” after Deloitte, but since PwC’s global headquarters is in London, no one’s ever thought to try and challenge them in an after-work softball league.

  • Headquarters: New York, NY
  • Number Of Employees: 41,000 (U.S.)
  • Paid Parental Leave: 6 weeks (plus an additional 2 weeks if have or adopt more than one kid)
  • Industry: Professional Services

Notable Father-Friendly Policies And Practices

  • In addition to a culture that encourages figuring out work-from-home options with your manager, PwC allows “Flex Days.” These are days off that are granted, provided your work schedule allows for it and you’ll still work a 40-hour week. So, if you spend 3 nights jamming to deliver a report, you may wind up with a 3-day weekend for your effort.
  • They also offered unprescribed sick days, regardless of whether it’s you who’s hacking and wheezing or your kids (or your parents or spouse).

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