At the end of 2022, there were 41,669 people working for the school district.

Paid family leave: When they recover from giving birth, new parents are entitled to six or eight weeks of short-term disability compensation.

Employees of the district who qualify for unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act are entitled to 12 weeks of time off.

During a year of the baby’s birth or adoption, FMLA-eligible non-birth parents who take two weeks of unpaid leave are granted access to their child.

Certain workers may also be eligible for additional child-rearing leave, which provides them with up to four years of unpaid leave to spend quality time with their children.

Fertility: Although CPS doesn’t directly provide a paid benefit for fertility, it does provide services and treatments through the group health plan.

Services for fertility preservation are covered under this policy.

In the event of a miscarriage or other pregnancy loss, an employee is now eligible for up to two weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to grieve. Employees who are dealing with mental health issues and getting therapy from a doctor can also be eligible for short-term disability. The city provides a maximum of 12 weeks for recognized postpartum difficulties that preclude an employee from working longer than eight weeks, but only eight weeks for gestational surrogates.

In the event of a stillbirth, a giving parent may be qualified for up to eight weeks of paid leave.

The city’s health insurance program offers coverage for infertility diagnosis and/or treatment, including in vitro fertilization, if it is deemed medically necessary.The employer provides up to 20 weeks of completely compensated parental leave for expectant parents and up to six weeks of fully compensated parental leave for adoptive and supporting parents.

Through Amazon’s Leave Share program, staff members can donate six weeks of paid parental leave to a partner or spouse whose employer doesn’t offer paid time off.

In order to help parents re-adjust to work schedules after the birth or adoption of a child, Amazon also provides them with eight consecutive weeks of flexibility and part-time work hours.

Fertility: Progyny offers fertility and infertility treatments to employees participating in an Amazon-sponsored medical plan (and their dependents).

Adoption: Amazon provides adoptive parents with up to six weeks of paid leave.

Also, it pays employees’ eligible expenses, like adoption fees.