Kimberly Clark

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, disability, and leave of absence benefits

Vacation & Holiday

K-C provides time off benefits such as vacation and personal and designated company holidays to help you slow down, relax, and recharge.

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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 enrollment.

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Other Time Off

At K-C we understand there are times that you need to be away from work including sickness, the loss of a family member, serving your country, or fulfilling your civic duty.

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Becoming a Parent

Whether you’re adding to your family through birth or adoption, K-C has time away from work benefits such as parental leave and disability to help

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The Federal (and state, where applicable) Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides unpaid job-protected time off for qualifying events.

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Workers Compensation

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.


This site is provided to help Kimberly-Clark (K-C) employees better understand their benefit plans. It does not guarantee coverage under a plan and does not provide complete descriptions of K-C benefit plans. K-C reserves the right to change these plans at any time. In all cases, the formal Plan Documents will govern.

If you are an organized hourly employee covered by these plans, see your HR representative or other person designated at your unit for information on how your plan(s) may differ from the information on this site. You may also call the Benefits Information Line at 800-551-2333. Empyrean representatives are available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET and Fidelity representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET. From outside the U.S., dial your country’s toll-free AT&T Direct Access number then enter 800-551-2333.