Maternity

Japan: Subsidy for employers who allow female pregnant employees to take paid-leave

Submitted by siha on Wed, 10/28/2020 - 15:29

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (28.10.2020) Employers, who introduced a paid-leave programme for female pregnant employees who are recommended by a doctor to take leaves due to stress caused by Covid-19, can apply a subsidy. Eligible employers are who informed employees of the programme and allowed a employee more than five days paid-leave inclusive between 7 May 2020 and 31 January 2021.

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Myanmar: Quarantined workers will receive paid sick leave and the maternity cash benefit

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 05/07/2020 - 11:47

dfdl.com (06.04.2020) During the period of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Social Security Board (SSB) and the Ministry of Laboyr, Immigration and Population (MOLIP) have issued notifications in relation to social security benefits for the insured workers who are quarantined or are sick (including COVID-19 cases). The benefits that can be availed of by the insured workers under the Social Security Law, Rules and Notifications issued by the SSB and MOLIP are as the following: sickness cash benefit, and the maternity cash benefit.

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myanmar
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América Latina: Maternidad e informalidad laboral

Submitted by dfabbri on Tue, 10/01/2019 - 09:50

El Liberal (30.09.2019)  A partir del nacimiento del primer hijo, las mujeres reducen su participación laboral, sus horas trabajadas y por ende caen sus ingresos respecto del momento previo al embarazo.

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latin america
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Unicef endorses 5-month maternity leave in poor countries

Submitted by pmassetti on Fri, 07/26/2019 - 15:32

observer.ug (22.07.2019) The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) is advocating for a one-month increase in maternity leave for mothers in low and-middle-income countries, to enable parents to give their children the best start in life.   The UN agency is equally calling for a transformative shift in how businesses and governments invest in policies and practices that support healthy brain development and strengthen the bond between parents and their children. 

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uganda
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