Working women may soon get eight months' maternity leave
Working women may soon get eight months' maternity leave

If Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi has her way, then the maternity leave for working women will be increased from the existing three to eight months.

Women having child by surrogacy entitled to maternity leave: HC

A woman who is in government service and has a child through surrogacy, is also entitled to maternity leave, the Delhi High Court ruled today holding that denial of leave would be detrimental to both mother and child.

Maternity leave is for protection of women workers' health: Madras HC

 Ruling that maternity leave is given for protection of the health of women government workers, the Madras High court on Thursday stayed the order of Joint Director of School Education (personnel) for recovering over Rs two lakh from the salary of a teacher who took 179 days maternity leave for her second delivery.

Woman denied leave for tending to child born through surrogacy

Denied maternity leave to take care of her child born through surrogacy, a woman employee of a government undertaking in Kerala has approached the state high court for relief.

Haryana grants maternity leave to contractual staff

The Haryana government announced that contractual employees will also be entitled to maternity leave.

Woman having child through surrogacy entitled for maternity leave: HC

In a significant order, the Madras High Court has held that a woman who had a child through surrogacy is entitled for maternity leave.

Haryana govt to amend notification on pregnant teachers

The Haryana government on Saturday decided to amend a notification, according to which women teachers were barred from joining duty if they were found to be more than 12 weeks pregnant.

Working woman’ Victoria Beckham has ‘no time to take maternity leave’

Victoria Beckham, who is eight months pregnant has rubbished reports of her taking maternity leave, insisting that she would be working until the birth of her child.

‘Maternity leave not based on number of children’

Madras HC has ruled
that a woman govt employee who delivered twins in the
first delivery itself cannot be denied maternity leave
benefits for her second delivery on the ground that she
already had two surviving children.

Women rate work hours higher than maternity leave

A survey has found that working women rate control over work hours higher than paid maternity leave.

Women rate work hours higher than maternity leave

A survey has found that working women rate control over work hours higher than paid maternity leave.