Hello All, I am looking for minimum eligibility criteria in terms of duration in service for maternity benefit as per the new maternity benefit act in India.
Request you to kindly help with the notification as well if it is 80 days or 160 days of continuous service.

From India, Pune
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It is eighty days now as per the amended MB Act 1961. The position from 1989 is as follows:
(2) 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 80[eighty days] in the twelve months immediately preceding the date of her expected delivery:

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