Tag: maternity leave

Maternity leave issues across the globe

In India, about 40 government doctors in the state of Tamil Nadu are being denied maternity leave and associated benefits. These doctors who went...

Madras HC chooses liberal approach in granting maternity leave

The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (Coimbatore) or TNSTC had denied maternity leave to a woman employee simply because she had only put in...

Citi to hire 3.5% from LGBTQ, increase women, Blacks in senior...

As part of its new diversity goals, Citigroup plans to make 3.5 per cent hires from LGBTQ community. Earlier, only 2.1 per cent of...

8-month maternity leave, 1-month paternity leave at CoinSwitch

CoinSwitch, India’s crypto investing firm, has extended maternity and paternity leaves for employees, far beyond what is mandated by the Government. As part of its...

WFH beyond maternity leave to depend on nature of work: Karnataka...

After availing maternity leave, a woman employee may seek to be allowed to work from home and given permission to do so only if...

65% women feel male colleagues begrudge them their maternity leave

For those out there who feel that the Indian workplace is now really doing well in terms of gender equality, here are some figures...

Even contract staff entitled to maternity leave: Karnataka HC

The Karnataka High Court recently ruled that even contract staff are entitled to maternity leave. The petitioner, B.S. Rajeswari, was appointed as project information...

Surrogacy, adoption leave for staff of Tata Steel Mining

Tata Steel Mining Limited (TSML) is taking a step in the right direction to ensure an inclusive, happy and engaged workforce. The Company has...

Spinny offers friendly HR policies, 12-day menstrual leave

Spinny, the full-stack online platform for sales and purchase of used cars, has gone ahead and introduced friendlier human resource (HR) policies for its...

MG Motor India’s initiative to bring women back in the game

To support women in resuming work after a career break, MG (Morris Garages) Motor India has announced ‘Drive Her Back’, a unique programme that...

Internal memo by Google employee alleges pregnancy discrimination

Google has once again been accused of discrimination and retaliation, and this time by a pregnant employee. The concerned employee sent a detailed internal...

Diageo introduces new global maternity and paternity leave policies

Diageo, the British multinational beverages company, has announced a new family leave policy, which is applicable to its employees across businesses. In order to...

WATConsult launches a campaign to bring back mothers on board

The corporate world has been known to be harsh on mothers, who are always in a dilemma whether to restart their careers or take...

Specially for Mothers@Microsoft

Microsoft’s organisational culture is founded in the growth mindset, which encourages and nurtures potential in all employees across business groups, and is deeply committed...

IBM – Creating opportunities through the ‘Tech re-entry programme’

A break in your career can make a big impact on your CV. Rejoining the workforce after a long time is very difficult for...

Pregnant employee alleges discrimination

An employee of experiential marketing agency BMF, had accused the organisation of cancelling her promotion when she informed them of her pregnancy and her...

Difficult to fill in the talent void created post maternity leave:...

Health-related apprehensions, need for a temporary succession plan and ensuring business continuity are some of the worries that companies grapple with.

More benefits for government employees

Divorced daughters will now be eligible for family pension, if a divorce case has been filed before the death of the pensioner.

Aviva Singapore allows sixteen weeks of maternity and paternity leave

The new leave policy aims to bring about diversity and inclusion in the work culture with no impediments to career progression.

NEIL helps women get ‘Back on Track’ after a break

With multiple technical and non-technical opportunities, the company is inviting applications from women professionals under the programme.NEIL helps women get ‘Back on Track’ after a break 

When are you going the family way?

With the new Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act 2016 offering 26 weeks’ leave, it is being feared that recruiters will now discreetly yet increasingly ask women candidates whether they plan to start a family. A candidate can refuse to answer the question.

Parliament passes bill to enhance maternity leave to 26 weeks, EY...

The new maternity benefits apply for up to two surviving children.

Genpact India increases maternity leave to 26 weeks

Genpact has announced an increase in fully paid maternity leave for its women employees in India.

AXA employees to get 16 weeks’ maternity leave

Starting 1 January, 2017, employees of all AXA entities in the world will be able to avail this facility.

PwC India allows three years’ leave for childcare

The Full Circle programme applies to all regular full-time women employees, who have been employed with PwC for two or more years.

Viacom18 offers 36 weeks’ paid maternity leave under WAVE

The women-friendly work-linked benefits programme includes an increase in the paid maternity leave to nine months.

Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

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Maternity leave issues across the globe

In India, about 40 government doctors in the state of Tamil Nadu are being denied maternity leave and associated benefits. These doctors who went...

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