Query On Maternity Benefits

Is it necessary for a woman claiming leave with wages for miscarriage to satisfy the condition that she had worked for a period of not less than 80 days in the 12 months immediately preceding the date of miscarriage?
Posted 1 year ago  | 
Employment
Employment

1 Answer(s)

Tanushree Sharma
Advocate

Such condition has to be satisfied for claiming Maternity Benefit under Section 5 of the Act. There is no condition of any sort to be satisfied for claiming leave wages for miscarriage under Section 9 of the Act.