Women's rights advocates and workers' groups celebrated the passing into law of the Expanded Maternity Leave
Law (EMLL) that almost doubled the number of days for maternity leave
Is it discrimination to pay dads on shared parental leave less than mothers on maternity leave
, asks Daniel Krigers at partner at law firm Chadwick Lawrence?
The very recent Republic Act 11210, known as the "105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave
Law," was hailed by women's groups as a tangible realization of the Magna Carta of women mandating protection for women's rights to health and decent work.
Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) led a bipartisan group of senators in filing an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to support military mothers by ensuring that women serving in the National Guard and Reserves can take maternity leave
without worrying about how it will affect their creditable military service.
The newly enacted Expanded Maternity Leave
Act, which grants mothers over three months of paid leave, should prompt companies to pay close attention to their business continuity plan especially if their employees are looking to raise a family soon.
Pro-women's Party-List group Gabriela has welcomed the signing of the implementing rules and regulations or IRR of the much celebrated Expanded Maternity Leave
It is not a rule that a temporary teacher is employed when an officer goes on maternity leave
but rather a relief teacher is employed if requested by the school.
Mayor Sara Duterte has urged business owners and other employers to adjust to the recently signed expanded maternity leave
As per the UAE Labour Law, does a woman employee have the right to take maternity leave
during the probation period and what is the maximum number of days of such leave allowed?
My workmate was sacked upon coming from maternity leave
, for the third time in a duration of five years.
THE UK has some of the worst-paid maternity leave
in Europe, with experts claiming "parents are forced back to work early to pay the bills".
The TUC says decently-paid maternity leave
is at The UK get just decently-paid leaveleast two-thirds of a woman's earnings - or a minimum of PS840 a month.