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Flashcards in Paternity Leave Deck (14):
1

As per the recent DoPT notification, male personnel in the central government who are single parents to
dependent children can now avail of child care leave of how many days ?

730 days

2

Which Pay Commission included Child Care Leave ?

6th Pay Commission

3

Which Pay Commission recommended men also to be included in Child Care Leave ?

7th Pay Commission

4

How much salary is the parent paid in the first 365 days of leave ?

100%

5

How much salary is the parent paid in the next 365 days of leave ?

100%

6

Is it granted during probation ?

No, unless it is an extreme case

7

What is the minimum period of time (in a row) below which child care leave will not be granted ?

5 days

8

How many spells in a calendar year is it granted at most ?

3 spells

9

According to Maternity Benefits Amendment 2017, how much paid leave do women get ?

26 weeks

10

How long must the employee have been working to claim maternity benefit ?

80 days in last 12 months

11

How much leave do expecting women get if they already have 2 children ?

12 weeks

12

Is it mandatory to educate women about maternity benefits at the time of appointment ?

Yes

13

What are the benefits of paternal leave ?

1. Better childcare
2. Employee retention
3. Life long positive impact
4. Less Pressure on Women

14

What are the issues in paternal leave ?

1. Loss of productivity
2. Lack of legal framework