GE Named 2012 Working #Mother 100 Best Companies
Parents at this infrastructure, finance and media company cheered the recent news that it would be granting two fully paid weeks off to all new parents. (Those who celebrated a child’s arrival in 2011 were also thrilled to learn that the policy was retroactive.) Now dads and adoptive parents can take compensated leave for the first time, while moms will enjoy eight fully paid weeks off, up from six. To defray employees’ adoption expenses, the company also doubled its per-child adoption benefit from $4,000 to $8,000.
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