Tag: maternity leave
The deputy women, family and community development minister says maternity leave is to ensure both baby and mother spend bonding time together.
The human resources minister says private sector employers must comply with the new benefit announced in the 2020 Budget.
Allyson Felix says the new sponsorship deal Nike offered her after she decided to have a child last year was 70% less.
Mothers from the US to Uruguay to South Africa to Singapore tell of their concerns about stopping work to give birth and look after their newborns.
The World Bank estimates more than half of Philippine women aren’t in the labour force, the highest ratio among major Southeast Asian economies.
From reviewing your finances, to budgeting and paying off your debts, planning for baby can be a happy and stress-free experience for you.
The 38-year-old premier's pregnancy was seen by many as a symbol of progress for women in leadership roles as she became only the second elected leader to give birth in office.
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters will manage the day-to-day running of government while Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is on maternity leave.
Teo Nie Ching says the government announced under Budget 2018 that women workers in the private sector will enjoy 90 days of maternity leave but it has just been empty talk so far.
DAP’s Kasthuri Patto says Putrajaya should have amended the Employment Act to ensure workers benefit from the new provision.
Any termination of staff during their maternity leave will be investigated, says human resources deputy minister.
Academic and economist say Budget 2018 proposal for increased maternity leave for private and government sector unlikely to help as costs, career come first.
PM Najib Razak’s 'mother of all budgets' can also be easily described as a budget for all mothers.
Malaysian Trades Union Congress secretary-general says there is no reason for bosses to refuse to abide by the proposal announced by Prime Minister Najib Razak in Budget 2018.
Minister says employers in private sector should support proposal as it will benefit the performance of their companies.
Malaysian Trades Union Congress secretary-general says the move in Budget 2018 for 30% women participation as directors of GLCs is consonant with the International Labour Organisation recommendations.
Call for more maternity leave and month-long paternity leave is not baseless as parents believe it can be more productive for companies in the long term.
Malaysian Employers Federation chief Shamsuddin Bardan says maternity leave for civil servants capped at 300 days for up to 5 children, which tranlates to 60 days per child.
Bank says the improved benefits are part of its focus in supporting the changing requirements of the workforce.
Eligible employees are also allowed to take a career break for a minimum of three months to a maximum of 24 months.
The Aceh governor decided to introduce the policy last month to ensure women have the chance to breastfeed to combat widespread stunting caused by malnutrition, said local government spokesman Frans Dellian.
The new extended paid maternity leave policy will provide working mothers with adequate maternity benefits, leading to increased job satisfaction and greater loyalty to employers.