Maternity leave: govt. for incentive scheme

In a bid to encourage employers, especially in the private sector, to implement the extended 26-week maternity leave law, the Labour Ministry plans to refund them for seven weeks’ worth of wages for women workers with a wage ceiling up to Rs. 15,000 per month. The Ministry is in the process of getting budgetary approvals for the Rs. 400 crore incentive scheme, according to an official statement

Source  :  https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/maternity-leave-govt-for-incentive-scheme/article25522328.ece

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