Maternity Benefit Act 1961 Permitting Work from Home for Nursing Mothers

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The Maternity Benefit Act 1961 is the Social Security Act that applies to the whole of India to provide for Maternity benefits for female employees working in factories, shops/establishments employing 10 or more employees.  With the Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Act, 2017 significant provision of enhancement of Maternity leaves from 12 weeks to 26 weeks it […]