Child Care Leave

VMware provides Government-Paid Child Care Leave (GPCL) in accordance with statutory requirements.


All full and part-time employees must meet the following criteria to be eligible for GPCL:

  1. Your youngest child (by marriage or adoption) is below 7 years of age;
  2. Your child is a Singapore Citizen (SC);
  3. You are/were lawfully married to the child’s father or mother;
  4. You have served for a continuous period of at least three (3) calendar months.


  • Up to six (6) days of Child Care Leave per calendar year
  • Medical certificate is not required

Pro-Rated Child Care Leave

Length of Service with VMware During Relevant Period Number of Days of Childcare Leave
Not less than 3 months but less than 5 months 2
Not less than 5 months but less than 7 months 3
Not less than 7 months but less than 9 months 4
Not less than 9 months but less than 11 months 5
Not less than 11 months 6

Any unused GPCL at the end of the calendar year period will lapse and cannot be cashed out.

Extended GPCL

In addition to the above eligibility, your youngest child, by marriage or adoption, must be between the age of 7 and 12 years (inclusive) to be eligible for extended GPCL. If you meet this criteria you will be entitled to:

  • Two (2) days of government-paid Child Care Leave a calendar year
  • Medical certificate is not required

Pro-ration applies and you may refer to Child Care Leave for more information.

Scheduling Child Care Leave

  • All Child Care Leave must be discussed with your manager. If an absence is unexpected, you should notify your manager as soon as reasonably possible.
  • After your manager has been notified, record your Child Care Leave in Workday [VMware network access required].
  • You will be required to send  the following documents to HR Source [VMware network access required] when taking such leave.

Contact Us

Contact HR Source [VMware network access required]
ASK HR [VMware network access required]
Phone: (+65) 65011510


Government Paid Childcare Leave Form (GCL1)
Workday [VMware network access required]

Last Updated: 15 Sep 2021, 8:20 AM