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3. Facebook: The Best Places To Work For New Dads In 2016

Arguably no company on the list flew the flag for paternity leave higher over the past year than Facebook. When the founder and CEO of a company worth $305 billion takes 2 months off to welcome his first kid, that sends a powerful message about priorities. When he shares it with his 60 million friends on Facebook? That helps establish a new normal.

  • Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA
  • Number of employees: 13,598
  • Paid Parental Leave: 17 weeks
  • Industry: Tech
  • 2015 Rank: 2

Notable Father-Friendly Policies And Practices:

  • In addition to one of the country’s leading parental leave policies, new parents at Facebook receive a $4,000 “new child benefit.” And it doesn’t end there — employees start with 21 days of PTO and unlimited sick days.
  • Facebook supplements its health insurance with $20,000 worth of fertility and family planning benefits, which covers everything from egg freezing and sperm retrieval to surrogacy agency fees, all of which are available to same-sex couples as well.
  • In the ultimate money-where-its-mouth-is move, Facebook recently extended its benefits programs to companies and vendors with whom it works, including the $4,000 new child benefit for workers who don’t have parental leave and a minimum of 15 days PTO.

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