Take the time off you need to welcome and bond with a new addition to your family!
Birth and adoptive mothers receive 26 calendar weeks of paid time off to bond with their new child. Adoptive children must be under 18 years of age for you to receive this benefit.
Birth and adoptive fathers receive 16 calendar weeks of paid time off to bond with their new child. Adoptive children must be under 18 years of age for you to receive this benefit.
Shared parental leave
Working mothers can share up to four weeks of the statutory maternity leave with their spouse. Note: Employees who use this leave are choosing to opt out of the additional 10 weeks of Adobe-paid maternity leave.
Working fathers can share up to four weeks of their wife's 16-week statutory maternity leave, subject to their wife's agreement. This will be paid at 100% regular salary. Note: Employees who use this leave are choosing to opt out of the additional 14 weeks of Adobe-paid paternity leave.
Both parents can take maternity leave and shared parental leave at the same time.
Work out an arrangement with your manager to take these four weeks within 12 months after the birth or placement of the child.
How to apply
- Review the Singapore Parental Leave Policy [PDF].
- Follow the steps described in the policy to apply for leave.
- Request your leave via Workday.
- If your child is, or will be a Singapore citizen, please complete the relevant Government Declaration below and submit it to the ERC via the Support Center with your youngest child’s birth certificate.
- Maternity [PDF]
- Paternity [PDF]
- Shared parental [PDF]
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.