I would like to know, if there is any compensation benefit for female employees who go on maternity leave, other than ESI benefit? especially during probation period.
I joined as a HR Executive in a private concern, when I was carrying my child (3rd month), as a Probationer for six months. After 5 months from DOJ, I gave birth to my kid. I was not covered under ESI. I didnt qualify for the Company's Mediclaim Maternity Benefit either. So I didnt receive any compensation from the company, since I was on Probation.The three months went as Loss of Pay.
During the same period, there was another employee who recd her monthly salary each month from the company, during her maternity leave, as she was a permanent employee (not covered in ESI & Mediclaim).
Kindly give me the details of maternity benefit.
Thanks & regards,
Under the Maternity Befefit Act, a woman worker who works for not less than 160 days during a period of 12 months immediately preceding the date of delivery is eligible for benefits.
What you have to find out is whether did you work for 160 days or not. If you have 160 days work to your credit, you can ask for maternity benefits, otherwise, you cannot.
Therefore, you are eligible for maternity benefit.
It is a long pending case. Are the dates not 28th June 2007 and 15th Dec 2007 ?. I hope you had submitted a request/ notice for maternity benefit u/s 6 of the Maternity Benefit Act.
Thanks for the input.
Regarding notice to the company, I had given oral information to my manager on the very first day of my Joining. I had also submitted a Leave Letter for Maternity before going on Leave.
At that time I had no idea about the Maternity Benefit Act. Only recently I am spending more time to learn about various Acts. My manager told me that I am not entitled to any benefit from the company, since I am still on Probation period. So I had no choice but to accept it. Now I feel I have missed my benefit due.
Is there any way that I can claim that amt now ?
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