Amazon Improves Parental Leave, Opens Physical Bookstore
Amazon has made a few changes recently that show the company will do what it takes to remain a leader in retail — online or off.By Mikah Sargent | November 3, 2015
Amazon is finally falling in line. The company is following many of the big names in tech by revamping its parental leave policies.
The New York Times says Amazon employees will get far more time off for maternal and paternal leave — 20 weeks and six weeks, respectively. The change also comes with a few other leave-related benefits, including a "flexible return-to-work program."
Unsurprisingly, many are linking this perceived change in heart to the disparaging report in The New York Times about Amazon's corporate culture.