Tag: Maternity Benefits
From July 1, the company will provide a benefit of $20,000 to employees who opt for surrogacy and $5,000 to those who take the adoption route.
Enhanced benefits will be applicable to the women who were already on maternity leave when the bill came into effect.
The new maternity benefits apply for up to two surviving children.
The new policy includes 26 weeks’ maternity leave, 12 weeks’ adoption leave, 2 weeks’ paternity leave along with some other facilities.
Genpact has announced an increase in fully paid maternity leave for its women employees in India.
The women-friendly work-linked benefits programme includes an increase in the paid maternity leave to nine months.
On an average, women comprise 3 per cent of the telecom workforce. However, at Telenor, the share of women employees has gone up to 11 per cent.
The FMCG player has introduced several new initiatives to promote a gender inclusive culture.
Vodafone becomes one of the few organisations in the world, after the United Nations, to have a uniform maternity policy, worldwide.