15 Companies with Great Paternity Leave Policies

These employers recognize new dads have a more important job than the one at the office.
Mar 8, 2017 4:30 PM ET
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Originally posted on monster.com.

Good news for fathers and fathers-to-be: If you’re looking for a job that offers you more time off to welcome a new member of your family, your odds are getting better. While use of maternity leave has leveled off in the past two decades, the rate of fathers taking paternity leave has tripled, according to a recent study from Ohio State University.

Corporate America is taking notice that dads want more baby-bonding time and are now actively touting their paternity leave policies to prospective hires.

If you’re considering a new addition soon (not to mention a new job), Monster rounded up 15 companies that have great paternity leave policies.

Bloomberg

What they do: Bloomberg is a financial software, data and media company.

Number of employees: 19,000

What they offer: If a new dad will be the primary caregiver, he’s eligible for 18 weeks of paid time off. If he’s the secondary caregiver, he gets four weeks for welcoming a new child through birth, adoption or foster care

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