Nestlé Parent Support Policy

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Nestlé Parent Support Policy

The Nestlé Parent Support Policy offers primary caregivers up to 14 weeks of paid leave and an additional 12 weeks of unpaid leave following the birth or adoption of a newborn child. All 51,000 US Nestlé employees are eligible for this gender-neutral benefit when they have been with the company for six months and average at least 30 hours/week. The policy is open to biological parents, adoptive parents or any primary caregiver of a newborn child.

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Nestlé’s Parent Support Spotlight on Michael: Taking the Time You Need as a New Foster Dad
by Michael, Forklift Operator at Nestlé Purina My wife Katy and I had been looking at adoption for a while, and we’d gone through the process of attaining an Illinois licence for adoption. It’s not about just filling in a form — we met a caseworker in December of 2016, and it took 10 months to go through the whole system, which included 35 hours of online...
Jan 22, 2018 12:00 PM ET
Nestlé’s Parent Support Spotlight on Tyler: Building Your Relationship as a New Dad
by Tyler, Unit Operator at Nestlé Purina I have been a unit operator in packing and production at the Purina factory in Davenport, Iowa for five years now. When my wife had our first daughter, Emmalyn, a few months after I started, I took one week of vacation and one week of unpaid time off. It was definitely not long enough, and it was rough getting going...
Oct 3, 2017 8:00 AM ET
Nestlé’s Parent Support Spotlight on Tessa: Time with Family Close and Far
by Tessa, quality department at Nestlé Purina I had my first child, little Lila, on Halloween. We didn’t know we were having a girl — we waited to find out, which made it even more fun and sweet. Before she was born, I had talked with my manager and HR manager about prepping for leave. They explained the new policy which had just launched 2 months prior,...
Sep 13, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Nestlé’s Parent Support Spotlight on Allison: Finding a Place that Values Families
by Allison, Corporate and Brand Affairs Manager at Nestlé USA My family and I live in Cleveland — my son Grant is now six months old. When I was first considering Nestlé, I knew that the company was family-friendly and that was top-of-mind for me. It was a priority for me to find a place that valued families and valued their employees. When I learned that the parental support...
Aug 28, 2017 8:45 AM ET
Nestlé’s Parent Support Spotlight on Nicole: Being in the Moment
by Nicole, Director of Government Relations and Public Affairs at Nestlé We’re a family of five: my husband, my four year old son Davis, my two year old son Ellis, and my six-month old daughter Audra. I previously worked at a different firm in Washington DC. They didn’t have a clear standing policy on...
Aug 24, 2017 9:00 AM ET