just-jyotiDoes completion of probation period is required to avail the paid maternity leaves or only 80 working days criteria what should be there? Please explain.
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The definition under the Maternity Benefit Act 1961 is 3(o) “woman” means a woman employed, whether directly or through any agency, for wages in any establishment. There is no exclusion of any period like " probation" etc. The Women is eligible for maternity benefit on completion of 80 days from joining date irrespective of their category of engagement.
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