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Amendment in Maternity Benefit Act


The working women already on maternity leave are entitled to enhanced maternity leave subject to fulfillment of other conditions. .


As per the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017, it has been made mandatory for the establishments employing 50 or more employees to provide creche facility, either separately or along with common facilities within a prescribed distance. .


This information was given by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today. .


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First Published: Wed, December 20 2017. 12:21 IST