What HR managers told us: Offering paid maternity leave

Congress is taking a look at proposals that would mandate paid leave for employees, including paid maternity leave. We asked 436 HR managers whether their employers offered paid maternity leave. Here’s what they said. The question: “Does your organization offer paid maternity leave?”

  • Yes: 46%
  • No: 51%
  • We’re considering it: 3%

Of the HR managers who said their employers offered paid maternity leave, many indicated the amount was less than full pay — usually about 50%.