Paid Parental Leave
Duke offers a parental leave benefit to support members of the Duke community - both women and men - as they strive to balance their work with the wonderful but challenging role of becoming parents, or as their families grow.
Duke provides up to three consecutive weeks of 100% paid parental leave to the eligible parent serving as the primary caregiver following the birth or adoption of a child.
About This Web Site
The benefit provides broad coverage that includes either the mother or father and both natural birth and adoption. For more information about the benefit, eligibility and definitions, please review the Parental Leave Policy. To submit a request for Parental Leave, please review procedures sections of this site. This site also includes frequently asked questions that may address some of your specific questions.