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Good news for women employees! Rajya Sabha passes Bill to raise maternity leave from 12 to 26 weeks

Good news for women employees! Rajya Sabha passes Bill to raise maternity leave from 12 to 26 weeks

The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961, protects the employment of women during the time of her maternity and entitles her of a full paid absence from work, to take care for her child.

Cabinet approves amendments in Maternity Benefit Act 2016

Cabinet approves amendments in Maternity Benefit Act 2016

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Good news for women employees! Centre tables Bill to extend maternity leave from 12 to 26 weeks

Good news for women employees! Centre tables Bill to extend maternity leave from 12 to 26 weeks

Union Minister of Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya on Thursday introduced in the Rajya Sabha the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016, that seeks to increase maternity leave benefit for women from 12 to 26 weeks.

Cabinet approves amendments for paid Maternity leave: 5 key points

Cabinet approves amendments for paid Maternity leave: 5 key points

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New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval for amendments to the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.

Here are 10 key points to about Maternity Benefits Act

Cabinet clears amendment to Maternity Benefits, Factories Act

Cabinet clears amendment to Maternity Benefits, Factories Act

Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval to the amendments made to the Maternity Benefits Act, that aims to raise maternity leave for women from 12 weeks to 26 weeks.

Good news for private sector women employees! 26-week maternity leave soon

Good news for private sector women employees! 26-week maternity leave soon

All establishments, including in private sector, will have to provide 26-week maternity leave to their women employees under a new bill.

Good news for women employees! Tata Teleservices increases maternity leave to 6 months

Good news for women employees! Tata Teleservices increases maternity leave to 6 months

Tata Teleservices will give six months paid leave and an additional six months of half day halfpay option to its women workforce.

Happy Mother's Day: Corporates roll out benefits for new mothers

Happy Mother's Day: Corporates roll out benefits for new mothers

Various organisations in the country are now extending additional benefits to working mothers to ease getting back to work after pregnancy and help them establish a work-life balance and that includes women who opt for adoption and surrogacy options to raise children.

Good news for women employees! Airtel increases maternity leave to 22 weeks

Good news for women employees! Airtel increases maternity leave to 22 weeks

To promote gender diversity across all management levels, top telecom operator Bharti Airtel has increased maternity leave for its women employees to 22 weeks from 12 weeks.

Good news for working mothers: Govt plans to increase maternity leave to 26 weeks

The central government is planning to increase the maternity leave from the existing 12 weeks to 26 weeks for working women.