Does your employer grant you Maternity Leave and Paternity Leave?

@dpk262006 (54659)
Delhi, India
November 24, 2017 4:40am CST
There are many facilities provided by the employers/ companies to its employees. In Central Government officers, here in India there is a provision of Maternity Leave for female employees. An employee could avail 180 days maternity leave, with less than two surviving children. A married male employee is allowed to avail 15 days Paternity Leave, within six months of birth of his child. Many private organisations also allow maternity leave for 90 days to its female employees, here in India. Do you have provision of maternity leave and paternity leave in your organisation?
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@LadyDuck (121416)
• Switzerland
24 Nov
Same here as @topffer wrote for France. In Switzerland is not an option, the paternity and maternity leave are fixed by law and the employer must respect.
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@dpk262006 (54659)
• Delhi, India
27 Nov
How much Maternity and Paternity leave is granted in general by an employer in Switzerland, if you have any idea?
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@LadyDuck (121416)
• Switzerland
27 Nov
@dpk262006 I know that the maternity leave is 14 weeks paid at 80% of the salary. Paternity leave is not yet scheduled by the Swiss laws, but the father has the right to stay at home a full week following the birth of the baby.
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@dpk262006 (54659)
• Delhi, India
27 Nov
@LadyDuck Here maternity leave is fully paid leave. Paternity Leave is granted here for 15 days.
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@topffer (30532)
• France
24 Nov
There is a minimal paternity and maternity leave fixed by law for all employees in my country that cannot be refused by the employer. It is a minimum, some companies are offering more. For the mother it is counted in weeks, 6 weeks before the birth and 10 weeks after+11 working days during 1 year after the birth. For the father there is a 3 days birth leave when the birth occurs and a 11 days paternity leave in the year following the birth. Only working days are counted so it can be a 18 days leave for the father following the birth. We have also a parental leave permitting a parent to ask for a part time work or for a leave with no wages for up to 3 years after a birth.
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@dpk262006 (54659)
• Delhi, India
27 Nov
It sounds interesting that in France all employers must grant maternity leave for approximately 6+10 weeks i.e. 16 weeks to its female employees. The father also gets paternity leave for 11+3 days. We do not have any leave for part time work, however, a mother could take leave for one year (from her own accumulated leave) for one year after her maternity leave of 180 days gets over for looking after her child.
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@m_audrey6788 (11601)
• Germany
24 Nov
Yes here they have
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@dpk262006 (54659)
• Delhi, India
27 Nov
How much is the period of Maternity Leave in your country?
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• Germany
27 Nov
@dpk262006 What do you mean?
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@dpk262006 (54659)
• Delhi, India
27 Nov
@m_audrey6788 For how many weeks Maternity Leave is granted by an employer in your country?
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@lady1993 (15543)
• Philippines
24 Nov
yes, fortunately.. but i have no need for it as of the moment i think our maternity leave is 4 months as of now
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@dpk262006 (54659)
• Delhi, India
27 Nov
You get Maternity Leave for 4 months to look after the newborn. I understand that you do not need it right now, however, you may need it in future.
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@lady1993 (15543)
• Philippines
28 Nov
@dpk262006 yeah, it was actually 3 months in other companies, glad it has 4 months here
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@dpk262006 (54659)
• Delhi, India
28 Nov
@lady1993 Leave of even four months is not enough to bring up the new born, the mother should stay at least for one year with the child, before resuming her duties.
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@allen0187 (27400)
• Philippines
25 Nov
Yes. Those two benefits are part of the package of companies here in the Philippines for their employees.
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@dpk262006 (54659)
• Delhi, India
27 Nov
How much Maternity Leave and Paternity Leave is permissible at your place?
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@allen0187 (27400)
• Philippines
28 Nov
@dpk262006 maternity leave is 60 days while paternity leave is 7 days.
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@dpk262006 (54659)
• Delhi, India
28 Nov
@allen0187 I think maternity leave for 60 days is not enough to bring up a new born.
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@rubyriaz007 (2501)
• India
7 Dec
My husband is a government employee and he is granted paternity leave. My sister -in-law also works in government sector. She too got 6 months maternity leave.
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@dpk262006 (54659)
• Delhi, India
7 Dec
If someone in your family is employed in Government Sector, then you would be aware that Government employees are granted paternity leave and maternity leave, as the case may be. PS - Is your Husband a State Government employee or a Central Government employee?
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• India
7 Dec
@dpk262006 He is an employee of State Government.
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@dpk262006 (54659)
• Delhi, India
7 Dec
@rubyriaz007 I understand that many State Governments follow the rules of Central Government.
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