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 Randy: Finding Support While Supporting Your Family
by Randall, Quality Supervisor and Facility Hygienist at Nestlé I’ve been married for five years, and I’m now a father of a an almost-three-year old son and an eight-month old son. I always wanted to work with a company that understands work-life balance — one of the reasons I came to work for Nestlé is because when I was researching companies, I always saw that they take care...
Aug 21, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Nestlé’s Parent Support Spotlight on Kelly: Being There for the First Belly Laugh
by Kelly, Team Lead Human Resources at Nestlé Purina I’ve been with Nestlé Purina for eleven years. I joined immediately after I graduated college, and I earned my master’s degree in HR management with educational support from Purina. I became the team lead of HR operations five years ago. In 2013, when my...
Aug 17, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Nestle’s Parent Support Spotlight on Meghan: Finding a Culture of Care
by Meghan, Employee Wellness Specialist at Nestlé USA In 2012, my husband and I began trying to get pregnant. After several unsuccessful years, we decided on In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) but didn’t know how we’d pay for it. At the time I was employed by another company. My benefits didn’t cover any of the...
Aug 14, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Nestlé’s Parent Support Spotlight on Leanna: Getting an Opportunity to Balance
by Leanna, Health and Welfare Benefits Team at Nestlé USA I had my first child, Izzy, on January 6 — one of the first babies born after Nestlé launched our new Parent Support Policy. When I was first...
Aug 9, 2017 8:45 AM ET
Helping Dads Helps Families
With four grown children and fifth child approaching her teenage years, Shawn found himself last year in an unexpected role for a man his age: The primary caretaker of a newborn child. A 20-year Nestlé veteran, Shawn and his wife stepped back up to the parenting plate when one of their adult children faced unexpected issues days after giving...
Aug 7, 2017 8:45 AM ET