# AnonymousAccording to Section 2 (a) and (b) maternity benefit is applicable to every establishment being a factory, mine or plantation including any such establishment belonging to Government and to every shop or establishment , in which ten or more persons are employed, or were employed, on any day of the preceding twelve months.
Section 5 (2) of the Act provided that, no woman shall be entitled to maternity benefit unless she has actually worked in an establishment of the employer from whom she claims maternity benefit, for a period of not less than eighty days in the twelve months immediately preceding the date of her expected delivery.
From India, Udupi
I have just resume my duty after my maternity leave, but company is changing my job profile by saying that i am not able to handle my earlier duties. when i was going on maternity leave assurance was given that we are hiring temporary a lady for your duties, but after joining my boss is giving me strange reasons that i am not able to give my full time to job so that's why they shifting me from my existing profile.
Please suggest what to do
From India, Delhi
There are set rules to be followed for any claim from the Government, your company has not guided you properly, maybe due to lack of knowledge. The only think you can do is approach your Branch Officer in ESI they may help you. Please find enclosed herewith the Maternity Benefit Law for your reference and knowledge purpose.
From India, Ahmadabad