MATERNITY LEAVE

  • Yahoo expands paid maternity, paternity benefits May 1, 2013

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc has increased the amount of paid leave new parents can take, bringing the Internet company closer to the policies of some of its Silicon Valley peers from which it hopes to lure engineers. The new policy marks the latest move by Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, who had...
  • TN: 180 days of maternity leave in PSUs July 14, 2012

    Chennai: The 180 days maternity leave, which is now applicable to the women employees of the State government has been extended to the women employees of the Public Sector Undertakings and Statutory Boards of the State government too. This is applicable wherever their Service Rules provide for sanction of maternity...
  • Maternity leave for 2andahalf yrs in Govt organisations September 16, 2008

    New Delhi: There is good news for women working with Government organisations. They can avail twoandahalfyears of paid maternity leave to take care of their children. The order became effective from September 1 this year. The Government has increased maternity leave for its employees to 180 days from the existing 135...
  • Mother's milk is first right of newborn, says Govt October 8, 2007

    New Delhi: It could perhaps be the first right a newborn would acquire as a citizen of India the right to mother's milk. Only 23 percent of the infants born in India are introduced to breast milk in the first hour of their birth and only 46 per cent in...