Fact: Our government does not guarantee maternity leave for all women in the United States. A good half of new mothers scrape together some semblance of leave through vacation days, sick days, disability, and paltry FMLA. (And it’s not great for fathers either.)
But if you could design your ideal paid parental leave policy, what would it look like?
Would you want six months fully paid — completely off the clock — before you went back to the office? Or would you prefer 12 weeks paid with another six weeks working part-time?
Fourteen weeks paid and then work from home one or two days a week? Work mornings from home and then go into the office in the afternoon?
Tell us your ideal scenario either in the comments or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will publish the standouts.
The sky's the limit.