Previously, female workers could take maternity leave
of 60 days for normal delivery and 78 days for caesarian operations.
is a vehicle for the protection of the health and well-being of the birth mother both during pregnancy and following childbirth and is essential to establishing then maintaining the special relationship between mother and baby.
With Republic Act 11210, our working mothers are now assured of a comparable maternity leave
Sigue-Bisnar believes that an expanded maternity leave
can be a win-win situation for both employers and employees.
Signed by President Rodrigo Duterte last February, Republic Act (RA) 11210 provides female workers with a maximum of 105 days worth of paid maternity leave
MP for Boteti East, Mr Sethomo Lelatisitswe had wanted an update about the status of teachers who had gone on maternity leave
at Letlhakane Senior Secondary School during the past four to five years.
Based on the law, all employed mothers in the government and private sector are entitled with 105 days of paid maternity leave
credits with seven days transferable to fathers.
In the employment act that was repealed, maternity leave
was two months and leave for that year that the employee proceeded on maternity leave
was forfeited.The current Employment Act has a generous provision for maternity leave
, which allows a female employee to proceed on leave for a period of three months and even allows annual leave to be combined to extend the maternity leave
The UK get just decently-paid leaveThe TUC says decently-paid maternity leave
is at least two-thirds of a woman's earnings - or a minimum of PS840 a month.
Mean ComE Meanwhile, a report from the Trades Union Congress (TUC) says most new mums in Europe are given decently-paid maternity leave
for considerably longer.
Summary: On the expiry of her maternity leave
a female employee may be absent from her work without pay for a maximum period of 100 consecutive or non-consecutive days.