Sick and hospitalization leave
If you are feeling unwell, or if you need to be away from work due to illness or hospitalization for less than two weeks, you can take your annual leave to rest and get well.
If you need to be away from work due to illness or hospitalization for longer than two weeks, you can take Hospitalization Leave – Full Pay, for which you have 30 days. Once you have exhausted Hospitalization Leave – Full Pay, you can use your Hospitalization Leave – 70% Pay.
Rewards impact during a Leave of Absence
This benefit is considered a Leave of Absence. Whilst on a Leave of Absence, your benefits (including health insurance and retirement payments), time off (including annual leave accruals), and compensation (for example salary, AIP, commission, and equity) may be impacted. Please refer to the Rewards Impact during an LOA document [PDF] for further information.
Adobe provides female employees one paid day per month if you are not feeling well due to your monthly menstrual period. If you do not use your menstrual leave in a certain month, it cannot be carried forward into the next month. Please submit your menstrual leave requests through Workday.
Fertility treatment leave
To help support you during a time that can be emotionally and physically challenging, Adobe provides three business days of paid leave per calendar year to undergo fertility treatment. Please submit your leave in Workday. You are required to retain relevant documentation (e.g., doctor’s notes, etc.) for at least 12 months and provide this to Adobe upon request.
Prenatal examination leave
Female employees in Korea can take paid time off for prenatal examinations. The frequency of leave available is once every four weeks if pregnant under 28 weeks, once every two weeks if between week 29 to 36, once a week if over week 37. This leave can be taken in units of half days—either morning or afternoon.
Submit your leave in Workday prior to taking your leave. You are required to retain relevant documentation (e.g., doctor’s notes, etc.) for at least 12 months and provide this to Adobe upon request.
Reduction of working hours due to pregnancy
If you are less than 12 weeks pregnant or more than 36 weeks pregnant and still working, you may request a reduction of your working hours by two hours every day without any impact to your salary. Talk with your manager if this is something you would like to do. Contact the Support Center if you have questions.
Female employees in Korea are entitled to the statutory miscarriage leave of up to 90 days depending on the stage of pregnancy loss. There is no minimum service required before you can utilize this benefit.
Prior to applying for miscarriage leave and for further information on your entitlement, please visit this site and read Article 43 before you apply for the leave. Submit your application through Workday, and upload your mandatory doctor’s certificate. If you require additional time away from work, you may also use bereavement time off.
Remember that you can ask for access to counseling support through the employee assistance program (EAP).
How rewards are affected during a leave of absence
This benefit is considered a leave of absence. Whilst on a leave of absence, your benefits (including health insurance and retirement payments), time off (including annual leave accruals), and compensation (for example salary, AIP, commission, and equity) may be affected. Please refer to the Rewards impact during a leave of absence document [PDF] for further information.