Surrogate mothers have right to maternity leave: Rajasthan High Court

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Surrogate mothers have right to maternity leave: Rajasthan High Court From the High Court of Judicature for Rajasthan, Bench at Jaipur, related to a civil writ petition (S.B. Civil Writ Petition No. 7853/2020). The petitioner, Smt. Chanda Keswani, is seeking maternity leave after having twins through the surrogacy process. The key points highlighted in the… Read more »

MATERNITY BENEFITS BEYOND CONTRACTUAL EMPLOYMENT Supreme Court Judgememt

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Case Background: Dr. Kavita Yadav, a Senior Resident (Pathology), worked at Janakpuri Super Speciality Hospital in Delhi. Her employment was temporary and extendable on a yearly basis, with a maximum tenure of three years. In 2017, she applied for maternity benefits under the Maternity Benefit Act. Her employer, citing the termination of her contract on… Read more »

The Maharashtra Maternity Benefit (Amendments) Draft Rules, 2020-Proposed

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Maha. Govt proposes an amendment in MB Rules regarding Creche facility to be within 500 meters from the entrance gate of the establishment The following draft of rules further to amend the Maharashtra Maternity Benefit Rules, 1965 which the Government of Maharashtra,  proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 28 of the… Read more »

Bill For Maternity Benefits Including 6 Months’ Leave Passed In Rajya Sabha

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A bill that proposes six months’ maternity leave for all working women has been passed by the Rajya Sabha today, the second last day of the monsoon session. Tracking it closely was Maneka Gandhi, minister for women’s welfare, who says it is the result of two years of hard work.The amendments to Maternity Benefits Act… Read more »