Maternity Leave

VMware is dedicated to work-life balance and offers a family-friendly environment that is supportive of working parents. VMware provides Maternity Leave in accordance with statutory requirements so that you can take the necessary time off work to recover and to bond with your new baby. 


All regular, female employees of VMware who are pregnant or who have recently given birth are eligible for Maternity Leave. There is no minimum qualifying period for entitlement of maternity benefits for women who are employed at the beginning of their pregnancy. 


The law provides a total of five (5) months paid Maternity Leave. The first two (2) months of leave must be taken before the birth and the remaining three (3) months should be taken after the birth. After Maternity Leave has been taken, you can extend your leave period by taking an additional six (6) monthsof Parental Leave. 


The benefits paid by social security amount to 80% of your earnings and are paid for up to two (2) months before, and three (3) months after confinement. VMware provides a top-up to the Social Insurance payments so that you receive 100% of your salary while on Maternity Leave. 

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  

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. 

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Last Updated: 13 Sep 2021, 11:17 AM