Nursing Care Leave

VMware offers Nursing Care Leave so that you can take time from work to care for a family member in need of constant care per the Act on Childcare Leave, Caregiver Leave and Other Measures for the Welfare of Workers Caring for Children or Other Family Members.

Eligibility

If you have been employed by VMware for more than one (1) year and you have a family member who is injured, ill or physically or mentally disabled, you may take Nursing Care Leave for two (2) weeks or more. You may submit a Nursing Care Leave request up to three (3) times per family member.

Family members include:

  • Child
  • Grandchild
  • Grandparent
  • Parent
  • Parent-in-law
  • Sibling
  • Spouse

Payment

Nursing Care Leave is unpaid leave. You will not receive your salary while on leave. If your leave period is during the bonus calculation period, your bonus will be calculated per diem and paid based on your number of actual work days in the bonus period. The set annual salary increase will not be made during your Nursing Care Leave period, but your salary upon reinstatement shall not be lower than the salary paid prior to your Nursing Care Leave.

Scheduling Nursing Care Leave

You must inform your manager and HR Source [VMware network access required] at least two (2) weeks prior to the start of your Nursing Care Leave, so that proper arrangements can be made. You must submit a Nursing Care Leave request to HR Source [VMware network access required] at the time of your request. HR Source [VMware network access required] may ask your to also submit the minimum necessary certifications prior to the start of your leave.

Returning to Work

When you return to work after your Nursing Care Leave, you shall return to the department and position that was in effect prior to the start of your leave. If you wish and/or there are unavoidable circumstances which require an organizational change, etc., your department and/or position may be changed. In such case, the determination and notification of such change shall officially be made at least two (2) weeks prior to the final day of of your leave.

Please note: This information is an overview of Nursing Care Leave. Refer to the Japan Nursing Care Leave Regulations [VMware network access required] for detailed information.

Contact Us

HR Source
ASK HR [VMware network access required]
Phone: (+81) 343345602
Internal Phone: ext. 29200

Resources

Act on Childcare Leave, Caregiver Leave and Other Measures for the Welfare of Workers Caring for Children or Other Family Members