Right to payment of maternity benefit.
5. Right to payment of maternity benefit.- 1*[(1) Subject to the
provisions of this Act, every woman shall be entitled to, and her
employer shall be liable for, the payment of maternity benefit at the
rate of the average daily wage for the period of her actual absence,
that is to say, the period immediately preceding the day of her
delivery, the actual day of her delivery and any period immediately
following that day.]
Explanation.--For the purpose of this sub-section, the average
daily wage means the average of the woman's wages payable to her for
the days on which she has worked during the period of three calendar
months immediately preceding the date from which she absents herself
on account of maternity, 1*[the minimum rate of wage fixed or revised
under the Minimum Wages Act, 194
24th October 2018 From India, Pune
Please help and confirm pay is depends on the company or not.
As our company offers only basic salary instead of per day salary.
25th October 2018 From India, New Delhi
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