Future & Family: Questions to ask your employer before Maternity Leave

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I know you have just finished your 8th Zoom meeting of the day, so I switched it up!  Here is a quick video on the top 8 questions you should ask your employer before you go on maternity leave. I’ve also linked some sources below to give you some more inspiration.

 

Questions:

  1. What forms do I need to fill out to request my maternity leave?
  2. Do I get paid by my company while on maternity leave?
  3. Am I entitled to benefits when on maternity leave?
  4. Does my maternity leave affect my vacation time?
  5. Am I still eligible for my full bonus, or is it a prorated?
  6. How do I add my baby to my health insurance benefits?
  7. How can I contribute to a successful onboarding of my replacement?
  8.  What’s the best way to stay informed of ongoing organizational change and opportunities for career progression

Sources:
https://www.mother.ly/work/maternity-leave-planning-16-essential-questions-to-ask-your-employer
https://www.forbes.com/sites/lisaroepe/2017/03/30/4-questions-to-ask-your-manager-before-taking-maternity-leave/
https://www.parents.com/pregnancy/my-life/maternity-paternity-leave/your-smart-guide-to-maternity-leave/

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Traveler, Foodie and Hotelier. Working in the hospitality industry for 5 years in the Human Resource & Digital coporate space. My passion for people and my goal of this blog is to contribute positively and strategically to the hotel industry. The main focus of this blog will be family leave and the ROI hotel companies will /can experience by prioritzing this in their organizations.

1 Comment

  1. Juliette Giroux on

    Hello Nisha,
    Even if it doesn’t concern me right now I think the information you share on your blog really matter. We should all be informed for the day we need this, so we don’t get caught in the traps that exist regarding this matter. I hope your blog can inform everyone who might become a parent at some point! Keep up the good work! Amazing video, so insightful.

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