Vodafone Introduces Paternity Leave In Hungary

  • 6 Mar 2020 8:16 AM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Vodafone Introduces Paternity Leave In Hungary
Vodafone will provide 16 weeks paid leave for partners of mothers starting their maternity leave, the telecoms company announced on Thursday as International Women’s Day approaches.

It is important, in part from the equal opportunities point of view, that both parents take part in raising their children, the company said.

Mothers on maternity leave will receive a top-up of state funding to 100% of their salary for the first 16 weeks of maternity leave, the company highlighted.

The benefit is also available to adoptive parents.

Vodafone Magyarország chairwoman and CEO Amanda Nelson said: “As a mother with four children, and as a corporate executive, I know how much depends on having a job that is supportive of starting a family and does not expect people to compromise on their professional and private lives. At Vodafone, we believe that everyone has the same opportunities.”

The new benefits will be available to Vodafone employees from the summer.

  • How does this content make you feel?

XpatLoop Media Partner

Hungary Around the Clock

Since 1995 Hungary Around the Clock has proven to be one of the most comprehensive sources of daily English-language news about Hungary. It covers ongoing domestic politics and foreign relations, as well as business and economic matters. For a free trial of HATC visit www.hatc.hu and click on 'Free Trial Subscription’.

Explore More Reports

  • Vodafone Hungary Records HUF 7.4 Billion Loss

    Vodafone Hungary Records HUF 7.4 Billion Loss

    • 5 Sep 2022 5:06 PM

    Vodafone Hungary suffered a Ft 7.4 billion loss in its fiscal year ending on March 31, after being Ft 1.3 billion in the red in the previous year, the subsidiary of the UK telecom company reported.

  • Vodafone Starts Negotiating Exit from  Hungary for HUF 715 Billion

    Vodafone Starts Negotiating Exit from Hungary for HUF 715 Billion

    • 22 Aug 2022 1:15 PM

    Vodafone Group has entered into heads of terms with 4iG Public Limited Company and Corvinus Zrt in relation to the potential sale of 100% of Vodafone Magyarország Távközlési Zrt (Vodafone Hungary) for a total cash consideration equivalent to an enterprise value of HUF 715bn (€1.8bn).