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New Clarification: Maternity Benefits Act 2017

The Government has notified the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act,2017 on 28th March,2017 and the provisions of the Amendment Act have come into force with effect from 1st April,2017, except those relating to crèche facility {Section 4(1)} which would come into force from 01.07.2017. Keeping in view queries received from various quarters, the Ministry of Labour […]

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Frequently Asked Questions: Maternity Benefits Amendment Act 2017

Update: it is mandatory for employers to extend the benefit of enhanced maternity leave to those workers who were already on maternity leave on the date of enforcement of the New Maternity Benefit Act,2017 wef 01.04.2017. Frequently Asked Questions: Maternity Benefits Amendment Act 2017 Recently ministry of labour has amended Maternity Benefits Act by introducing Maternity […]

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Lok Sabha Passes Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Bill 2016

Update March 2017: Maternity leave increased to 26 weeks under Maternity Benefit (Amendment Act) 2017 Lok Sabha passed today on 9th March, 2017 the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 which inter-alia includes the following benefits: increasing maternity benefit to woman covered under the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 from 12 weeks to 26 weeks up to […]

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