Maternity Leave

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

Effective March 1, 2022, VMware Maternity Leave falls within the Global Paid Parental Leave policy. All active employees whose child is born on or after March 1st, 2022 are eligible for the leave entitlements detailed below.  If your child was born prior to March 1st, 2022, please note that the previous leave policy applies. To understand your entitlements under the previous leave policy please review the relevant policy on VMware Source.


All Mexico full-time employees are eligible for Maternity Leave.


You are entitled to your full salary for eighteen (18) weeks. The first six (6) weeks prior and six (6) weeks after your due date, as per statutory requirements and in accordance with your physician’s orders. If you adopt a baby you are eligible for eighteen (18) weeks of leave.

Scheduling Maternity Leave

Inform your manager of your pregnancy and your Maternity Leave plans as soon as reasonably possible. This will allow adequate time for the proper arrangements to be made prior to your leave period.

Open an HR Source ticket [VMware network access required] confirming including the IMMS certification, your leave start and end date to guarantee your payments during your leave.


Employees with a child in the breastfeeding period may request two daily work breaks of a half hour duration. The breastfeeding period applies up to six (6) months after returning to work. Employees can reduce the work shift by one (1) hour, in lieu of the two (2) breaks.

Returning to Work

Once you return to work, open an HR Source ticket [VMware network access required] confirming your leave end date return to work date.

Contact Us

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Last Updated: 15 Mar 2022, 12:04 AM