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maternity leave

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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a period of paid absence from work, in Britain currently six months, to which a woman is legally entitled during the months immediately before and after childbirth
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The two laws provide for the extension of maternity leave by four weeks for each additional baby, and extend maternity allowance similarly by four weeks for each child beyond one born at the same time.
All pregnant employees, regardless of length of service, are entitled to 52 weeks maternity leave, comprising 26 weeks ordinary maternity leave (OML) and 26 weeks additional maternity leave (AML).
A new law enshrining nine months of paid maternity leave for mothers has been passed, but there are no funds to pay its estimated 3.
Australia was one of the last countries in the developed world to adopt guaranteed paid maternity leave and the 2010 bill to introduce PPL made it clear that the scheme was designed to complement existing employer-based schemes.
The Labour Law provides that women are entitled to 45 days maternity leave with full pay if they have been employed for more than one year, and with half-pay if the period of employment is less than a year.
You can also take an additional 26 weeks' leave called Additional Maternity Leave (AML).
From Paternalism to Parity: The History of Paid Maternity Leave Reform III.
The married couple alleged that after FirstBank approved their application and scheduled the closing, the lender learned that the wife was on maternity leave and notified the couple within 24 hours of closing that the loan was denied.
5 million to compensate other Wells Fargo applicants who experienced discrimination because they were pregnant or on maternity leave when they applied for a loan; and pay as many as 175 claimants $20,000 each.
But, in a case which sets a precedent for the whole of the EU, judges in Luxembourg ruled member states did not have to provide maternity leave to women who had not given birth.
We were both wondering what kind of maternity leave we might be eligible for.
They will be allowed time for breastfeeding for one year after maternity leave at the beginning or end of working hours.