Friday, March 24th, 2023

Male employees will get 3 months leave on becoming father, this company has given facility

Pfizer Paternity Leave Policy: Till now you must have heard that if a female employee of a company becomes a mother, then she is given Maternity Leave. But now there is such a company, which is going to give Paternity Leave to its male employee even after becoming a father. The name of this company is Pfizer India. Which has announced the implementation of Paternity Leave Policy in the company.

What is paternity leave policy

Pfizer India has implemented a 12-week Paternity Leave Policy for its employees. Under this policy, employees who become fathers can take advantage of these holidays within 2 years. Those taking paternity leave can get leave of at least two weeks and maximum of 6 weeks at a time.

why was it needed

Pfizer India company has taken this step as part of its initiatives related to diversity and inclusion. This new policy has been made effective from 1 January 2023. Along with the biological father, the adoptive father can also take paternity leave of about 3 months under this policy.

Will be able to take leave within 2 years

In this policy of the company, employees who become fathers can take advantage of these holidays within 2 years. Those taking paternity leave have the facility to take leave of at least two weeks and maximum of six weeks at a time. In case of any other complication, employees will also be able to take other leaves included in the company’s leave policy including casual leave, elective leave and wellness leave.


what the company said

Shilpi Singh, Director, Pfizer India, said, “We believe that a progressive workplace is characterized by practices that put people first. The 12 weeks paternity leave policy will definitely give our male colleagues and their partners an opportunity to enjoy the most beautiful moments of parenthood. Such progressive policy is our attempt towards harnessing the power of equality at the workplace and enabling both men and women to invest equal time as parents. It is known that 5,500 employees of the company are working in India.

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