As per new Maternity Benefit Act 2017, during maternity leave the women employee has to be paid full salary or basic salary for 26 weeks.
30th June 2017 From India, Bangalore
Binita, employee is entitled to full salary (basic+DA+HRA+other allowances etc) for further info or any other legal/compliance query you can call/mail me
2nd July 2017
Hi Experts, Need your valuable knowledge and guidance for the concern i have wit regards to my Wife Maternity Benefits under ESIC act.
As per the record:
Registration Date : 10/08/2014 First Date Of Appointment : 28/10/2013
She is working for the same Organization and also contributed ESIC for multiple years till the salary got exceeded 15K
No change of Work Organization and no gap of employment in between .
Due to the change of ESIC salary slab from Jan 2017, ESIC contribution started again as below.
Current Date of Appointment : 01/01/2017
Wage Period Total Monthly Wages Number of Days wages paid/payable Employee Conrtibution (Oct to March-2017)
January-2017 XXXX.00 31 XXXX.00
February-2017 XXXX00 28 XXXX.00
March-2017 XXXX.00 24 XXXX.00
Wage Period Total Monthly Wages Number of Days wages paid/payable Employee Conrtibution (April to Sept 2017 )
April-2017 XXXX.00 26 XXXX.00
May-2017 XXXX.00 31 XXXX.00
June-2017 XXXX.00 30 XXXX.00
July-2017 XXXX.00 31 XXXX.00
August-2017 XXXX.00 31 XXXX.00
September-2017 0.00 0 0.00 - Under Maternity Leave for delivery - Leave started ..
We have our 1st baby on 7th Sept 2017 and since then availed the newly amended/approved 26 weeks Maternity leave benefit and visited the concern ESIC branch as advised by the Organization HR, submitted the relevant forms and details and ESIC staff advised to visit the concern ESIC branch office after completing the 26 weeks leave, hence we visited the same and now it is advised that we can't availed the Maternity benefit with the salary as the ESIC contributions is not 9 months.
Can you experts clarify my query, Why my wife not applicable under ESIC amended act with the benefits ?
How is the 9 months ESIC contributions calculated here on this case ? Are we going to availed the benefits from the working/current Organization for 6 months salary ? Who and what can be the correct steps that need to be taken on such case ?
Please guide.
3rd March 2018 From India, Delhi
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