Time for you. Time for your family. Boston Scientific’s Leave of Absence program provides you with both paid and unpaid time to help meet your needs and the needs of your family including some enhancements for 2020:

  • 14 total weeks paid time off for new moms (6 weeks Maternity leave paid according to the Short-term Disability program and 8 weeks bonding leave paid at 100%)
  • 8 weeks bonding leave paid at 100% for adoption
  • 8 weeks bonding leave paid at 100% for non-birth employee parents
  • 8 weeks bonding leave paid at 100% for employees having a child through surrogacy
  • Short-term Disability – covers you for up to 26 weeks if you become ill or injured. 
  • Long Term Disability – provides partial income replacement for both non-work and work-related covered illnesses and injuries after you have been disabled for 180 continuous calendar days. 
  • Family Leave – provides job and benefit protections if you need to take a leave of absence for certain family medical or family military situations for up to 12 weeks unpaid time.

If you need to take a leave – communicate with your supervisor, initiate your leave with The Hartford, and review the Employee Leave Checklist.  

Requesting an Accommodation – If you are currently disabled or become disabled and are in need of a reasonable accommodation, you should contact Human Resources or Employee Relations who will assist you with evaluating reasonable accommodations that may enable you to perform the essential functions of your job.