Adoption Assistance: Employees will receive four weeks of paid time off to adopt a child or assume foster care responsibility. The company also helps defray adoption costs.
On-site Childcare: Child Development Centers are located on our larger corporate campuses:
- Hopewell, New Jersey
- Plainsboro, New Jersey
- Lawrenceville, New Jersey
- Wallingford, Connecticut
- New Brunswick, New Jersey (near-site)
These facilities offer subsidized full-time and part-time daycare programs for children from eight weeks of age to five years old, and a full-day kindergarten. The centers also offer backup care for when school is out or childcare arrangements are temporarily unavailable, as well as summer camp.
Childcare Discounts: Bristol-Myers Squibb offers financial assistance at several national childcare centers with locations near our work sites.
Resource and Referral Services: Counselors help with planning and referrals for parenting and childcare, lactation, children’s education and elder care.
Lactation Services: Bristol-Myers Squibb subsidizes the purchase of a Medela breast pump, and offers free consultation with a lactation specialist. Sites also make private space available to nursing mothers.
Prenatal Program: Eligible employees receive telephone support with medical practitioners during pregnancy. There’s also a self-study program for employees who are expecting a child.
Domestic Partner Benefits: These benefits are offered to employees’ opposite-sex or same-sex partners and their dependent children.