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Amazon Expands Parental Leave Benefits For Employees

Thanks to the new version of Amazon's Parental Leave Benefits, new fathers can now get paid leave and women who have a child can get up to 20 weeks leave.

Opening a bookstore isn’t the only thing Amazon has been up to lately. The online retail Amazon Expands Parental Leave Benefits For Employees - Lioness Magazinegiant is making sure their employees have the parental benefits they need.

Bloomberg reported this morning:

Amazon.com Inc. will give new fathers paid parental leave and extend paid maternity leave for mothers, as the online retailer seeks to enhance its benefits as a way to attract and retain talent.

Women who have a child can now take as much as 20 weeks of paid leave, up from eight weeks. New parents can take six weeks of paid parental leave. The Seattle-based company previously didn’t offer paternity leave. The new benefits apply to all births or adoptions on or after Oct. 1, according to a memo distributed to employees Monday.”

Get all of the details, here. Does your company offer fathers paid parental leave? Chime in below.

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