Latest Update on Labour Laws - THE MATERNITY BENEFIT ACT:
Amendment Gazette Notification, Dated 28th March 2017.
The provisions are effective from 28th March 2017.
HIGHLIGHTS ARE AS UNDER:
1) Increase Maternity Benefit from 12 weeks to 26 weeks for two surviving children and 12 weeks for more than two children;
2) 12 weeks Maternity Benefit to a ‘Commissioning mother’ and ‘adopting mother’;
3) Facilitate’Work from home’;
4) Mandatory provision of Creche in respect of establishment having 50 or more employees;
5) Every establishment shall intimate in writing and electronically to every woman at the time of her initial appointment about the benefits available under the Act.
Kindly acknowledge the same and oblige.
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