working mothers

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.

Aug 11, 2016, 16:15 PM IST
Cabinet approves amendments in Maternity Benefit Act 2016

Cabinet approves amendments in Maternity Benefit Act 2016

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Aug 11, 2016, 15:49 PM IST
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.

Aug 11, 2016, 10:57 AM IST
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.

Aug 11, 2016, 08:51 AM IST
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.

Aug 11, 2016, 08:43 AM IST
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.

Jul 01, 2016, 19:42 PM IST
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.

May 11, 2016, 10:41 AM IST
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.

May 08, 2016, 11:57 AM IST
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.

Mar 09, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

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.

Nov 25, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

Breast pumps seen as solution for young working mothers

Not for nothing is the breast pump being seen as the solution for the young mothers who would otherwise have to quit their work to look after their newborns babies but also during health conditions that prevent them from breast feeding their child.

Aug 09, 2015, 14:28 PM IST

Breast pump: The working, nursing moms' lifesaver

Dr Preeti Gangan (MBBS, DCH, IBCLC), Cheers Child Care, Mumbai, tells us how mothers can breastfeed their babies using a breast pump while being away from home.

Apr 09, 2015, 19:01 PM IST

Hard to be a working mom, says Megan Fox

Megan Fox says she is finding it tough to strike a balance between family and career.

Jul 01, 2014, 13:09 PM IST

How working mums-to-be can ensure healthy pregnancy

Some women continue to work even when they are expecting, but work-related stress can put the baby at risk.

Jan 16, 2014, 21:09 PM IST

WB cabinet okays 730 days CCL for working mothers

West Bengal Government on Thursday
declared 730 days Child Care Leave (CCL) for working mothers
employed by the state government.

Jan 19, 2012, 22:56 PM IST

Working mothers can have child’s custody: HC

The Bombay High Court has held that working women take care of their children very well and the argument that they do not get time to attend to kids cannot be a ground for "disturbing" the custody of the child.

Jun 22, 2011, 10:21 AM IST

Working mothers` kids more likely to be obese

Kids whose mothers work long hours tend to put on weight after missing out on healthy meals.

Feb 04, 2011, 17:57 PM IST

Working mothers` kids more likely to be obese

Kids whose mothers work long hours tend to put on weight after missing out on healthy meals.

Feb 04, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Paltrow gives advice to working mothers

Gwyneth Paltrow has given fans a glimpse into her daily routine in a bid to advise other working mothers on how to juggle their jobs with family life.

Jan 15, 2011, 09:21 AM IST

Working mums have less healthy babies

Kids of working mothers are less healthy than those who stay at home, according to a new study.

Sep 29, 2009, 18:57 PM IST