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Exceptional Software Stragies Inc
LOCATION: Linthicum, MD
INDUSTRY: Information technology
FERTILITY BENEFITS: $100,000 for treatments (3 IUI and 3 IVF cycles maximum per live birth, but must use own eggs and husband’s sperm).
ADOPTION BENEFITS: $4,000 ($6,500 for special-needs children), no lifetime cap.
LEAVE: 1 week paid for primary adoptive caregiver; 6-8 weeks of short-term disability for birth mothers; unpaid leave for all new parents with supervisor’s approval
Families Who Benefited
By the late 1990s, Chris Hamlet, 34, a senior GIS (geographic information systems) administrator at Exceptional Software Strategies, and his wife Debra, 36, a registered nurse, had completed their family: son Brandon was born in 1995 and daughter Megan in 1997. But when Brandon passed away, just shy of his fifth birthday, the hole he left in the family was too large to bear. So the couple decided they wanted another child. Read More