Netflix's Maternity Leave Policy Is Better Than Yours


Not only does Netflix have the best television shows—hi Orange Is the New Black—they also have the best maternity leave program for their workers?

On Tuesday, according to Business Insider, the web-based entertainment company announced on their blog that they’d be providing unlimited maternity and paternity leave for their employees during the first year of a child’s life.

Parents can return part-time, full-time, or return and then go back out as needed. We’ll just keep paying them normally, eliminating the headache of switching to state or disability pay. Each employee gets to figure out what’s best for them and their family, and then works with their managers for coverage during their absences.


This move is in addition to the company’s unlimited time off mandate, which they reportedly set up in order to recruit the best workers—some of whom happen to be parents!

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