Time Off

Take “me time” when you need it.

The best way to maintain a balanced life is to take some breaks from work and dedicate time to fun, friends, family, and of course—yourself. We have programs to help you take time off to care for what really matters in your life, whether that means a visit to the doctor, taking care of a family member, or just some “me time.”

Which time off program do you want to learn about?

Vacation / Sick Time

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Family Medical Leave

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Parental Leave

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Medical Leave

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Vacation, Sick Time, and Holidays

Vacation and Sick Time 

Proofpoint provides employees with a flexible vacation program. You simply coordinate your time off needs with your manager and submit your request for time off in Workday.

Depending on location, full-time employees receive up to twelve (12) days or ninety-six (96) hours of paid sick time per year. Part-time employees are eligible for six (6) days or forty-eight hours of paid sick time per year.


Proofpoint generally provides 10 paid holidays per year for employees. In addition, 4 company-wide wellbeing days are available for employees to take a break, go offline, and recharge. The dates and holidays observed are subject to the calendar year.

Proofpoint Official 2024 Holiday Calendar

Bereavement Time Off

Planning time away from work to grieve after the loss of a loved one* is an important consideration.

*Loved ones include your spouse, domestic partner, child, parent, parent-in-law, grandparent or sibling

Regular full-time and part-time employees are eligible to take paid time off of up to five (5) consecutive business days.

When taking Bereavement Time Off, please record the amount of time taken off in Workday.

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Benefits and Leave Eligibility

To be eligible for the Proofpoint Leave Enhancements, you must be a full-time employee with at least twelve (12) months of employment.

Family Care and Enhanced Medical Disability Leave

Employees who’ve been employed more than 12 months and worked at least 1,250 hours during the 12 months preceding their request for leave are eligible to take (12) weeks paid Family Care or Medical Leave in a 12-month period for the following reasons:

  • The birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child.
  • To care for an employee’s spouse, registered domestic partner, child or parent with a serious health condition.
  • The serious health condition of the employee.

While on approved Family Care or Medical Leave, company-paid group health insurance coverage remains in effect for a maximum of 12 weeks (or up to 26 weeks if leave is to care for a member of the Armed Forces). Dependent coverage will remain in effect if the employee continues to pay his or her portion of the cost.

Employee Guide to Family & Medical Leave

Parental Leave

Proofpoint is dedicated to work-life balance and offers a family-friendly environment that supports working parents. Bringing a new child into the family is an exciting time, and there’s a lot to think about. Proofpoint provides specific benefits and resources to help you through the process.

Parental Leave: Up to 6 weeks of paid time off (100% of your based salary), allowing for bonding within the first year with your child. To be eligible, you must be the mother or father of a child under the age of one (1) and live in the same household as the child.

Pregnancy Disability Leave: Up to 12 weeks of paid time off (100% of base salary) in conjunction with applicable state and/or disability benefits payments.

Medical Leave

If you are unable to work because of an illness or injury, we provide disability benefits to provide a continuing source of income while you are unable to be at work.

Important to Know:

  • You should not work, check/respond to non-leave related emails, or perform services during any leave of absence.
  • Should you choose to continue to work while on leave, Proofpoint reserves the right to temporarily terminate your computer and e-mail access for the duration of the leave. In the event such access is temporarily terminated, it will be restored upon your return from leave.

The Larkin Company is a third-party administrator who manages leaves of absences for our U.S. and Canada employees. This includes medical, pregnancy, family care, parental, personal, and military leave.


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