PAID FAMILY LEAVE

Hess provides generous paid time off for:

  • Maternity and child bonding
  • Parental leave as primary or secondary caregiver
  • Leave to care for a family member with a serious health condition

How It Works

Depending on the type of leave, paid time off ranges from two weeks for secondary caregivers up to a maximum of 16 weeks for maternity and child bonding for primary caregivers, as shown below.

You receive full pay during the period of approved family leave.

The Birth Of Your Child

For the birth of your child or to care for your child within the first 12 months following birth:

  • Birth mothers can take up to eight weeks for maternity leave
  • Primary caregivers can take up to eight weeks of parental/child-bonding leave
  • Secondary caregivers can take up to two weeks of parental/child-bonding leave

Birth Mother as Primary Caregiver

Birth Mother as Secondary Caregiver

Father or Partner as Primary Caregiver

Father or Partner as Secondary Caregiver

The Adoption of a Child

Placement of a child with you for adoption or foster care, within the 12-month period following the placement

  • Primary caregivers can take up to eight weeks of parental/child-bonding leave
  • Secondary caregivers can take up to two weeks of parental/child-bonding leave

 

Primary Caregiver

 

Secondary Caregiver

Caring For A Sick Loved One

To care for your spouse, qualified domestic partner, child, parent, sibling, grandparent, or other dependent household member or individual who depends on you for at least half of their support, who has a documented serious health condition

  • You can take up to eight weeks of leave

Benefits under the Paid Family Leave Policy are provided in addition to any unpaid leave available under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Policy. The Paid Family Leave Policy runs concurrently with any unpaid leave under the FMLA Policy.

Learn More

The details are provided in the respective HR policies, which are posted in the Resource Materials section of myHR on Hess Connect.

This website provides highlights of the Hess Corporation benefits plans and programs for 2020. If there is any discrepancy between the information provided on this website and the official plan documents, the official plan documents will govern. Hess reserves the right to amend or terminate the plans at its discretion at any time.