Employers With the Best Perks for New Parents


A big shift is happening in corporate America, the rise of the parent.  From technology to consumer goods to banks, companies are finally realizing the value of offering generous maternity and parental leave. These are some of the biggest corporate behemoths, and how they are helping moms and dads in their ranks be good employees and good parents.

1. Goldman Sachs

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Goldman Sachs offers 16 weeks for new moms and 4 weeks for dads.

2. Amazon

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) provides 20 weeks of paid maternity leave for its employees.

3. Nestle

Candy maker Nestle gives 14 weeks of paid parental leave.

4. Johnson & Johnson

Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) provides 17 weeks for moms and 9 weeks for dads.

5. eBay

eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) provides 12 weeks of paid parental leave.

6. Microsoft

Tech giant Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave.

7. KKR

Private equity giant KKR (NYSE:KKR) offers 16 weeks of paid leave to primary caregivers. The firm is also unique in that it offers new parents the option to bring their babies and caregivers on business trips per the firm's dime.

8. Adobe

Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) generously offers six months of paid maternity leave and 16 weeks of paid paternity leave.

9. Accenture

Consulting firm Accenture (NYSE:ACN) offers 16 weeks of paid maternity leave.

10. Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS) offers 20 weeks of paid maternity leave for employees as well as the Nanny Perk, allowing employees to bring their nannies and babies along on business trips.

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