Time Away From Work
Whether planned or unexpected, time away from work is a necessity. Below is an overview of K-C’s time off and leave of absence benefits.
To learn more, visit @myHR > Total Rewards > Time & Attendance > Leave of Absence Policies.
K-C provides short-term and basic long-term disability coverage at no cost to you. Additional optional long-term disability coverage may be available for purchase during Annual Enrollment.
- Short-term disability benefits offer income protection if you’re unable to work due to covered illness, injury, or surgery for up to 26 weeks.
- Long-term disability benefits provide you with continued income protection for a covered illness or injury that extends beyond your short-term disability period.
Provides time off for unexpected personal needs. General information can be found in the Time Off Policy; production facilities may have site-specific policies available on @myHR.
Family and Medical Leave
Provides unpaid job-protected time off for qualifying events under the Federal (and state, where applicable) Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Click here to learn more about FMLA and the resources avalaible to you.
Employees at K-C corporate sites receive eight paid company holidays and four paid personal (floating) holidays per year. Production sites’ holiday calendars vary by location and are posted on @myHR.
Provides six weeks of disability benefits for recovery following childbirth. Click here for a Maternity Overview.
Provides four weeks of paid time off to bond with and care for a child following birth, adoption or foster placement. Click here to see K-C's Parental Leave Policy.
K-C provides benefits including pay differential for periods of mandatory/elective training or if you’re called to active duty.
If you’re salaried and hired before December 1, you’re eligible for vacation in your first year (amount varies by hire date). In the first full year of employment, you receive two weeks of vacation. Additional weeks of vacation are earned based on years of employment at K-C.
Years of Service
|Year after hire – 4 years||2 weeks|
|5 – 11 years||3 weeks|
|12 – 17 years||4 weeks|
|18 – 24 years||5 weeks|
|25 or more years||6 weeks|
Production employees’ vacation varies by site. Check your local policy on @myHR to see your vacation amount.
Provides pay, based on state guidelines, for covered workplace injuries and illnesses. Contact your team leader, site nurse and/or HR representative to report a workplace injury or illness.