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Women and Maternity Benefits in India

Women and Maternity Benefits in India

Labour law has great significance for women in India. Women’s interest and gender equality go parallel under labour law. There are laws creating positive discrimination in favour of women such as maternity benefit to working women, complain about harassment at the workplace etc. The actual fact remains that a woman, whether working or not is…

Know Maternity Benefit Act

Know Maternity Benefit Act

A section of corporate India is consciously choosing gender-sensitive policies such as flexible hours and crèche services for working mothers. But, there are also companies where women still have to face discrimination and harassment when they announce that they are pregnant. An advertising agency in Mumbai was served a legal notice in January for allegedly…