Maternity Leave

VMware supports employees and their families in one of the most important times in life – the birth or adoption of a child. Maternity Leave allows mothers to take time off in accordance with statutory requirements so that you can take the necessary time off work to recover and to bond with your baby.

Eligibility

All regular full-time employees who have at continuous service with VMware prior to date of delivery will be eligible. and having given prior notice of pregnancy to the employer is entitled to the following Maternity Leave.

Entitlement

VMware provides 90 calendar days (120 days in case of multiple births) of maternity leave for female employees who have a baby. A minimum of 45 contiguous days (60 days in case of multiple births) of the Maternity Leave are to be taken in the immediate 45 days after the date of delivery. A medical certificate specifying the expected date of child’s birth must be submitted together with the application of leave.

In the event of miscarriage or stillbirth, the following leave will be provided, you may avail local miscarriage leave or global bereavement leave [1] and not both.

Miscarriage or Stillbirth Leave

Scenario Days Granted
For miscarriage or stillbirth occurring after 28 weeks of gestation 90 days from date of miscarriage or stillbirth
For miscarriage or stillbirth between 22 and 27 weeks of gestation 60 days from date of miscarriage or stillbirth
For miscarriage or stillbirth between 16 and 21 weeks of gestation 30 days from date of miscarriage or stillbirth
For miscarriage or stillbirth  before 16 weeks of gestation 10 – 30 days from date of miscarriage or stillbirth as needed per medical certificate
For miscarriage or stillbirth between 12 and 15 weeks of gestation 10 days from date of miscarriage or stillbirth
For miscarriage or stillbirth before 12 weeks of gestation 5 days from date of miscarriage or stillbirth

VMware provides 1 day of unpaid prenatal examination leave in each calendar month for pregnant female employees. Prenatal examination leave is not accrued and shall be taken in a full day unit of eight (8) hours.

Payment

For the first 60 days of maternity leave (75 days in case of multiple births), 100% of the ordinary wage shall be paid. For the remainder of the 90 days, you should apply for the government maternity subsidy. Both service tenure and Annual Leave [2] continue to accrue during your Maternity Leave.

Scheduling Maternity Leave

For additional support and resources to consider with the addition of a child to your family, see the Birth or Adoption [4]  life event page.