Maternity Benefit - Still Born

A woman employee who has delivered a Still Born, Please let us know the eligibility for maternity benefits.

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Hey @ekaruna ,

Sending you this link. Hope this helps.

https://www.toppr.com/guides/legal-aptitude/labour-laws/the-maternity-benefit-act-1961/#:~:text=the%20central%20government.-,Eligibility%20required%20availing%20the%20benefits%20of%20the%20Maternity%20Benefit%20Act,to%20get%20the%20Maternity%20Benefit.

Regards,
Community Manager.

Hi Karuna,

As per the Maternity Benefit Act,

Under Section 3 (b) “child” includes a still-born child.

So all the benefits apply as prescribed under the act. Merely for the reason of ‘still-born’ the benefits are not withdrawn.

Recently the government has released a notification that supports and adds value to women employees (but applicable only for government employees); hope this expands to private organization soon.

Regards,
Bhuvana Anand

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