Netflix has extended its generous parental benefits to hourly workers also. Now hourly workers in the streaming, DVD and customer-service divisions will be eligible for expanded parental benefits. They will be granted full pay for maternity or paternity leave, including adoptions as well.
Netflix expands perks to hourly employees
Netflix will grant hourly employees in its streaming operations as many as 16 weeks full pay for maternity, paternity and adoptions, the streaming firm mentioned in an emailed statement to Bloomberg. It is 12 weeks for DVD-by-mail while customer-service workers will get coverage for 14 weeks.
On Dec. 4, citing Chief Talent Officer Tawni Cruz, Workforce Magazine was the first to report Netflix’s plans to expand parental leave to part-time employees. The report said the company will allow four months of parental leave.