Maternity Leave

Maternity Leave is part of the Global Paid Parental Leave Policy “GPPL”

VMware recognizes the importance and value of its employees’ family lives and seeks to provide a family-friendly environment that is supportive of working parents.

The Global Paid Parental Leave Program (“Program”) is intended to:

  • provide minimum leave and payment benefits for new parents employed by VMware; and
  • support all eligible employees to take time off from work for pre-natal periods subject to applicable local law, childbirth, placement of a child for adoption, and/or to spend time with their new child.

A copy of the full GPPL policy is here

A copy of the FAQ’s is here

Eligibility

This Program applies to all full-time and part-time permanent employees (“Employees” or “Employee”) directly employed by VMware. Subject to applicable law, contractors and non-employees are not eligible to participate in this Program. All active employees whose child is born on or after March 1 2022 are eligible for the leave entitlement detailed below.  If your child was born prior to March 1 2022, please note that the previous leave policy applies. To understand your entitlements under the previous leave policy please contact HR Source.

Entitlement

Employees are entitled to receive up to eighteen (18) weeks of leave, paid at their base salary rate (subject   to applicable law) or, for commissioned employees, on target earnings (OTE), where they seek time off from work for pre-natal periods subject to applicable local law, childbirth, placement of a child for adoption, and/or to spend time with their new child.

To the extent possible under local law, all GPPL will run concurrently with any other Local Benefits and/or any applicable contractual terms.

Employees who are the legal parent of the new child have twelve (12) months to avail of GPPL from the date of their new child’s birth or from the official legal adoption placement date or from an earlier date, if provided for by Local Benefits. GPPL can be used all at once or divided into a maximum of three separate blocks of time, which do not have to be equal lengths of time off. For the avoidance of doubt, any Local Benefits already availed will be set off against GPPL.

Per statutory regulation the leave must get divided into Prenatal Leave and Postnatal Leave as follows: six (6) weeks before and the rest of weeks after the birth of your child. Statutory leave provides working women with more than two dependent children, to a leave of eight (8) weeks before and eighteen (18) weeks after birth. In case of expecting twins, the leave is twelve (12) weeks before and twenty-two (22) weeks after the birth of your children. And in case of triplets or more children pregnancy the leave gets increased to twenty-four (24) weeks before and twenty-two (22) weeks after the birth of your children.

In the event of complications, two (2) additional weeks before birth may be granted.

Benefits

All benefits will continue to be provided and subject to the terms and conditions of the benefit plan in force at that time. Vacation continues to accrue whilst on leave of absence.

Scheduling Maternity Leave

You should inform your manager and HR Source [VMware network access required] of your pregnancy as soon as reasonably possible, so that proper arrangements can be made prior to your leave period.

Returning to Work after Maternity Leave

While on Maternity Leave you should maintain open communication with your manager and HR Source [VMware network access required]VMware will assume that you wish to return to work at the end of your Maternity Leave period however; you should contact HR Source [VMware network access required] towards the end of your scheduled Maternity Leave to confirm and arrange your return to work.

For additional support and resources to consider with the addition of a child to your family, see the Birth or Adoption page.

Note: This information is an overview of Maternity Leave, for further information, please contact HR Source EMEA [VMware network access required]

Contact Us

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Last Updated: 28 Jun 2022, 1:32 PM