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Legal Tip of the Day

15 Oct

Legal Tip of the Day

An employer can be prosecuted for obtaining undertaking from an employee that she will not claim maternity benefit on her third delivery

Under Maternity Benefit Act, a female employee will be entitled  to such benefits without any ceiling on number of deliveries since special care and assistance of motherhood is one of the basic rights.If an employer takes an undertaking from an employee that she will not claim maternity benefit on her third delivery, such employer can be prosecuted.