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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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ESI Maternity Leave Increased to 26 weeks

Latest Update March 2017: Maternity leave increased to 26 weeks under Maternity Benefit (Amendment Act) 2017 Update March 2017: Government also going to increase Maternity Leave for other Employees not covered under ESI to 26 weeks from 12 weeks Earlier Ministry of Labour and Employment has introduced new gazette notification to increase ESI maternity leave to […]

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Government to Increase Maternity Leave from 12 to 26 Weeks Soon

Latest Update March 2017: Maternity leave increased to 26 weeks under Maternity Benefit (Amendment Act) 2017 UPDATE March 2017: Loksabha passed The Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The Maternity Benefit(Amendment) Bill, 2016 has already been passed by the Rajya Sabha on 11th August,2016. The Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Act, 2016 will come into the force only after the President’s assent. […]

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ESI Maternity Leave Increase to 24 weeks from 12 weeks: Draft Rules Notification

Ministry of Labour and Employment has introduced new gazette notification to increase ESI maternity leave to 24 weeks from 12 weeks by introducing Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Amendment Rules, 2016. According to the new gazette proposal, after its final approval women with following category will also be eligible for ESI maternity benefits: a commissioning mother who […]

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Maternity leave to be enhanced to 26 weeks

The government is set to enhance maternity benefit to 26 weeks from the current 12 through an executive order, labour and employment minister Bandaru Dattareya said on Thursday, 19th May 2016. “We have a huge task in hand, but we can’t pass Bills without reaching a consensus. However, we have decided to go ahead with […]

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