Family-Friendly Workplace

We aim to create family-friendly workplaces that make it possible for employees to more easily balance family life and their work at Mattel. We provide employees at all locations worldwide with various family-friendly benefits.

In the United States, some of the more commonly used/more popular benefits include:  

  • Paid Parental Leave: Employees receive up to six weeks of paid time off after the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child.
  • Phased Back-to-Work program: New parents are offered the opportunity to work a part-time schedule at full pay for the first month after returning to work to help transition back to work after parental leave.
  • Infertility treatment: All benefits-eligible employees and their spouse/domestic partner, regardless of enrollment, are eligible for reimbursement for infertility treatment at a coverage level of 80% of the allowed amount to a maximum lifetime benefit of $15,000 per couple.
  • Adoption Assistance: All benefits-eligible employees are provided with adoption assistance and up to $10,000 reimbursement for adoption expenses.
  • Mattel’s Child Development Center: Mattel’s El Segundo headquarters employees are eligible for childcare for children six weeks old through pre-kindergarten on a year-round basis.
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA): Dependent care expenses for children under age 13, disabled children of any age, and dependent adults are eligible for reimbursement under this program.
  • College Coach: Employees have access to college preparation assistance and help researching financial aid options.