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Anyone successfully negotiated maternity/parental leave in industry? I feel like the only reason I’m at B4 is for the maternity leave benefits. It’s very hard to find a tax manager role in industry that comes close to the 16 paid weeks plus vacation benefit. Any advice? I’m not pregnant yet but just planning ahead.

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That's the main reason I stuck on at Deloitte too. But with cross country weekly travel and crazy hours, or was impossible to get pregnant and stay pregnant. Heard of one too many coworkers having miscarriages from the stress. 16 weeks is great, but make sure you can get that far down the process first.

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