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New Netflix Original: “Unlimited” Parental Leave

PARENTAL LEAVENetflix, a pioneer in on-demand internet streaming, is well-known for its “Netflix Original” series—and has recently added “unlimited” parental leave to its line-up. On Tuesday, August 4, 2015, Netflix announced a new maternity and paternity policy that permits new parents to take an unlimited amount of paid leave during the first year after the birth or adoption of a child. Under the new policy, employees are able to return to work on either a part-time or full-time basis following the birth or adoption of their child, and following their return to work employees can take additional time off, with pay, as needed. Employees who exercise their right to unlimited parental leave will receive their normal rate of pay and company-provided benefits. (Continue reading).