I hope you are aware that every organization has to abide by maternity policy.
If you are covered under ESIC scheme, you are automatically covered under Maternity policy of ESIC.
If you are not covered under ESIC scheme, then too your employer is liable to give you all maternity benefits:-
--> 12 weeks of paid leave out of which min 6 weeks are to be given post delivery
-->Salary paid is the average pay given to you in the 3 months preceding the date you applied for maternity leave. (Note that you will not be paid amounts like conveyance / incentives / travelling allowance or other such amounts which are given to ease the commute to office since you are not commuting)
--> Maternity Bonus in addition to this post your delivery. (In case the mother dies, the bonus and other maternity benefits are to be paid to child / guardian)
--> Child for this matter also includes a still born child.
--> If there are any disease that you suffer from due to pregnancy, an additional one month's leave is to be granted.
Please check the following discussions as well for your information
14th July 2014 From India, Mumbai
When I enquired with my employer for my due salary they said that they are startup and can't pay my full salary. They have enquired with some of their refrences and as per them it is not against any regulations. They are not ready to give anything in writing.
Plz let me know where can I file a complaint against employer.
15th July 2014 From India, Pune