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    Uttarakhand HC Strikes Down Rule Denying Maternity Leave For Third Child As Unconstitutional [Read Order]

    , wherein Punjab and Haryana High Court had struck down a similar Punjab Civil Services rule, which denied the benefit of maternity leave on the birth of a third child. The petition was therefore allowed, with Justice Sharma ruling, “Thus, this Court is also of the considered view that second proviso of Fundamental Rule 153 is not in conformity with Section 27 of the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 and is also against the spirit of Article 42 of the Constitution of India. Accordingly, the writ petition is allowed. The proviso Second of the Fundamental Rule 153 of the U.P. Fundamental Rules, as adopted by the State of Uttarakhand is declared ultra…

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    House passes 100-day maternity leave

    Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 4) — The House of Representatives passed a bill expanding maternity leave to 100 days on its third and final reading on Tuesday. Both houses of Congress are expected to meet soon to reconcile House Bill 4113 and its counterpart measure Senate Bill 1305. The Senate proposal was passed in March last year, and provides for 120 days of maternity leave. “I’m very happy to support 120 [days], but just to be sure that we consider the concerns of the employers sector, we should hear from [the Social Security System],” House Deputy Speaker and co-author of the bill Pia Cayetano told CNN Philippines’ The Source.…

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    Fathers could soon get paternity leave rights in South Africa

    Image Credits: Parliament has adopted the Labour Laws Amendment Bill with the view to regulate the right of paternal leave. What is the bill looking to do? A few things. parental leave, adoption leave and commissioning parental leave. It also provides for the payment of parental benefits as well as commissioning parental benefits from the Unemployment Insurance Fund. Current maternity leave rules in South Africa The Basic Conditions of Employment Act offers four months of maternity leave which is paid for by the Unemployment Insurance Fund. The father of a child is allowed three days of family responsibility leave when a child is born – that leave is paid for…

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    Royal baby: Prince Harry is likely to take two weeks paternity leave | Daily Mail Online

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their first child – a baby boy – in the early hours of this morning, and Prince Harry is likely to take two weeks of paternity leave, just like his brother William. The proud new dad stood outside Windsor Castle today to announce the happy news, saying he was ‘over the moon’.  He added that mother and baby are doing ‘extremely well’ after Meghan gave birth at  5:26am at Frogmore Cottage, with the new arrival weighing 7lb 3oz. Prince Harry, 34, is expected to take two weeks of ‘unofficial paternity leave’ to spend with his wife and child, which is the same amount…

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    Australian Federal Police officer loses bid to have 32 weeks of maternity leave counted towards her service – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    Australian Federal Police officer loses bid to have 32 weeks of maternity leave counted towards her service Updated July 05, 2019 15:58:11 An Australian Federal Police officer who missed out on a promotion after taking time off to have a child has lost a bid to have some of her maternity leave counted towards her service. Key points: Federal agent Claire O’Neill gave birth to a son in June 2015 and opted to take her 16 weeks of paid maternity leave at half-pay over 32 weeks. She then took other paid leave until June 30, 2016, and returned to work from July 1. But the AFP enterprise agreement excluded the…

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    Phillies place Bryce Harper on paternity leave list

    Bryce Harper is going to be a father for the first time. (Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire) The Philadelphia Phillies will open up a crucial three-game series in Miami this weekend against the Marlins, as they attempt to reach the postseason for the first time since 2011. At least to open the series, Gabe Kapler’s squad will be without their hottest hitter. The Phillies announced Friday afternoon that Harper has been placed on the paternity leave list. Harper and his wife, Kayla, announced in April that they were expecting their first child. There isn’t an immediate timetable on Harper’s return. Harper, 26, is in the midst of his best month as a…

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    Actually, Maternity Leave Is Not a Vacation | SELF

    You’re at home—not at work—and you just changed your baby’s diaper. Three hours later, they’ve pooped again, except this time it has seeped up and over the diaper’s edge. You change your baby’s diaper again, switch their outfit, and maybe run the laundry if you have the energy and if the clean-clothes pile is dangerously low. But now the baby is crying uncontrollably, and you aren’t sure why. You feed them, change them again just in case, and walk around the house. Nothing is working, so now you’re crying. (Just a little. Or maybe a lot.) You don’t want to take them outside because that could put them at risk…

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    Did Prince Harry just confirm that Meghan Markle is on maternity leave? | HELLO!

    Did Prince Harry just confirm that Meghan is on maternity leave? He made a solo visit to a school With just weeks to go until is expected to welcome her first child into the world, her husband has hinted that she is now on maternity leave – and he did it in the sweetest way! The heavy hint came during his solo visit to St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School on Wednesday morning, where he helped the children to plant trees in the garden. As Harry met pupils in the playground, one asked him where Meghan was. Harry responded by miming his wife’s baby bump with his hand, and telling them…

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    Sequoia partner Michael Moritz think the paternity leave debate is ‘unhinged’

    Sequoia Capital partner Michael MoritzJohn Phillips/Getty Influential investor Michael Moritz has argued that Silicon Valley firms will lose out to Chinese rivals because employees expect benefits like paternity leave and time off at weekends. Moritz said Silicon Valley debates around paternity leave and political correctness were signs of a society becoming “unhinged” and fast-growing Chinese firms don’t have these discussions. Moritz approvingly noted that Chinese workers will turn up to a cold office wearing coats and scarves, will fly economy, and reuse tea bags. He argued that while this way of doing business was probably not appealing to Westerners, Chinese expansion would make Silicon Valley look “antiquated.” Sequoia Capital partner…