For women across the globe, the company will be offering 26 weeks paid leave, or will follow the government mandated policy, whichever is more, Goyal said, adding that Zomato has teams in 13 countries.
“We will be offering exactly the same benefits to men as well. There won't be even an iota of difference in parental leave policy for men and women at Zomato going forward,” he added.
This policy also applies to non-birthing parents, and in cases of surrogacy, adoption, and same-sex partners, the blog said.
These policy changes are applicable to even those Zomans who have had a child within the last six months, it added.
Wishing that the governments across the world institutionalised paid parental leave the way Nordics do, Goyal said “that will be the right thing to do for organisations as well as individuals.”
In fact, it’s time all major organisations took a step towards this much needed way of life, he added.
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