Leave of Absence

Planning leave for when your family is growing.

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You must be enrolled in a Sysco-sponsored national medical plan, administered by BCBS, to access these programs.

Pregnancy Leave Benefit*

Sysco wants to help birth mothers take the time they need to rest and recover after childbirth. As of January 1, 2018, Sysco provides all birth mothers with six (6) weeks of leave with full pay after the birth of their child. Pregnancy leaves are concurrent with Short-term Disability, as well as FMLA leave.

Adoption Leave Benefit*

When your family grows with an adoption, Sysco wants to give you time for the adoption process and to welcome your new family member. As of January 1, 2018, Sysco provides all parents of an adopted child with six (6) weeks of leave with full pay during the adoption process. Adoption leaves are concurrent with any FMLA leave the associate chooses to take. If both you and your spouse work at Sysco, you can split the six (6) weeks of paid leave.

*Available to U.S. non-union associates covered by Sysco-sponsored benefits. Note that the Pregnancy and Adoption Leave Benefits are reduced by state disability.

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