Maternity Benefit Act


'Maternity Benefit Act' - 9 News Result(s)

  • Women On Maternity Leave To Be Paid 50% Salary Of 14 Weeks: Centre

    Women On Maternity Leave To Be Paid 50% Salary Of 14 Weeks: Centre

    Taking note of several reports which indicated a decrease in the recruitment of women workers owing to an increase in maternity leaves, the government has decided to pay 50 per cent of the salary of 14 weeks to women on maternity leave. Earlier, under the Maternity Benefit Act, women were given paid leave for 12 weeks which was extended to 26 week...

  • Women Already On Maternity Leave To Get Longer Paid Leave, Clarifies Labour Ministry

    Women Already On Maternity Leave To Get Longer Paid Leave, Clarifies Labour Ministry

    New Delhi: The labour ministry on Monday clarified that the employees already on maternity leave will be eligible for enhanced paid leave under the amended Maternity Benefit Act, which came into force on April 1. The amended Maternity Benefit Act was enforced on April 1, 2017. There was a confusion that whether the employees already on maternity le...

  • NGOs Demand Maternity Benefit Act In The Unorganised Sector

    NGOs Demand Maternity Benefit Act In The Unorganised Sector

    Kolkata: Inordinate delays in making payments towards maternity entitlement under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) and insufficient budgetary allocation for the same have defeated the very objective of the scheme, civil society officials said. Section 4B of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) provides for a universal maternity entitlement o...

  • Cabinet Clears Amendment To Maternity Benefits, Factories Act

    Cabinet Clears Amendment To Maternity Benefits, Factories Act

    The Cabinet today gave 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.

  • Bill For Extending Maternity Leave A 'Priority': Government

    Bill For Extending Maternity Leave A 'Priority': Government

    With last few days of the parliament's Monsoon Session left, the government on Tuesday said the bill for amending the Maternity Benefit Act is a priority for it.

  • Soon, 26-Week Maternity Leave For Women

    Soon, 26-Week Maternity Leave For Women

    The option of work from home may not be available for all working women, but an amendment in the Maternity Benefit Act will provide 26-week maternity leave to all mothers, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said.

  • 26-Week Maternity Leave For Women Soon

    26-Week Maternity Leave For Women Soon

    The option of work from home may not be available for all working women, but an amendment in the Maternity Benefit Act will provide 26-week maternity leave to all mothers, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said.

  • Labour Ministry May Bring Amendment To Maternity Benefit Act

    Labour Ministry May Bring Amendment To Maternity Benefit Act

    Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Thursday reportedly "expressed his ministry's readiness" to bring an amendment to Maternity Benefit Act to revise the duration of maternity leave from 12 weeks at present to 26 weeks.

  • Government Considering Proposal to Double Maternity Leave to 24 Weeks

    Government Considering Proposal to Double Maternity Leave to 24 Weeks

    The Government is considering a proposal to increase the existing maternity leave from 12 weeks to 24 weeks under the Maternity Benefit Act 1961, Parliament was informed today.

'Maternity Benefit Act' - 9 News Result(s)

  • Women On Maternity Leave To Be Paid 50% Salary Of 14 Weeks: Centre

    Women On Maternity Leave To Be Paid 50% Salary Of 14 Weeks: Centre

    Taking note of several reports which indicated a decrease in the recruitment of women workers owing to an increase in maternity leaves, the government has decided to pay 50 per cent of the salary of 14 weeks to women on maternity leave. Earlier, under the Maternity Benefit Act, women were given paid leave for 12 weeks which was extended to 26 week...

  • Women Already On Maternity Leave To Get Longer Paid Leave, Clarifies Labour Ministry

    Women Already On Maternity Leave To Get Longer Paid Leave, Clarifies Labour Ministry

    New Delhi: The labour ministry on Monday clarified that the employees already on maternity leave will be eligible for enhanced paid leave under the amended Maternity Benefit Act, which came into force on April 1. The amended Maternity Benefit Act was enforced on April 1, 2017. There was a confusion that whether the employees already on maternity le...

  • NGOs Demand Maternity Benefit Act In The Unorganised Sector

    NGOs Demand Maternity Benefit Act In The Unorganised Sector

    Kolkata: Inordinate delays in making payments towards maternity entitlement under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) and insufficient budgetary allocation for the same have defeated the very objective of the scheme, civil society officials said. Section 4B of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) provides for a universal maternity entitlement o...

  • Cabinet Clears Amendment To Maternity Benefits, Factories Act

    Cabinet Clears Amendment To Maternity Benefits, Factories Act

    The Cabinet today gave 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.

  • Bill For Extending Maternity Leave A 'Priority': Government

    Bill For Extending Maternity Leave A 'Priority': Government

    With last few days of the parliament's Monsoon Session left, the government on Tuesday said the bill for amending the Maternity Benefit Act is a priority for it.

  • Soon, 26-Week Maternity Leave For Women

    Soon, 26-Week Maternity Leave For Women

    The option of work from home may not be available for all working women, but an amendment in the Maternity Benefit Act will provide 26-week maternity leave to all mothers, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said.

  • 26-Week Maternity Leave For Women Soon

    26-Week Maternity Leave For Women Soon

    The option of work from home may not be available for all working women, but an amendment in the Maternity Benefit Act will provide 26-week maternity leave to all mothers, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said.

  • Labour Ministry May Bring Amendment To Maternity Benefit Act

    Labour Ministry May Bring Amendment To Maternity Benefit Act

    Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Thursday reportedly "expressed his ministry's readiness" to bring an amendment to Maternity Benefit Act to revise the duration of maternity leave from 12 weeks at present to 26 weeks.

  • Government Considering Proposal to Double Maternity Leave to 24 Weeks

    Government Considering Proposal to Double Maternity Leave to 24 Weeks

    The Government is considering a proposal to increase the existing maternity leave from 12 weeks to 24 weeks under the Maternity Benefit Act 1961, Parliament was informed today.

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