Cyprus Mail
CyprusFeatured

More maternity leave for second and third children

Newborn 1399155 960 720

The cabinet on Friday approved a bill extending maternity leave period for second and third children.

The bill provides for four additional weeks for a second child, including adoption or through a surrogate mother, and eight additional weeks for a third child, the government said.

The bill also amends the law to extend the period during which maternity allowances are paid, for second and third children, and any future birth, adoption, or surrogacy.

The European Commission states that maternity allowance needs to be paid to mothers for a period of 18 weeks starting between the ninth and second weeks before the week of the expected birth

Related Posts

Prudent credit risk policy needed amid deteriorating economic environment, says CBC Governor

Sarah Ktisti

Civil society should be involved in political future of the country, think tank says

Gina Agapiou

Cyprus locals can enjoy the wonders of the universe as planetarium slated to open in mid-2023

Sarah Ktisti

Reinforcing the NG’s operational and deterrence capability a top priority

Sarah Ktisti

Akamas landowners expect AG to request evidence of environmental study “scandal”

Sarah Ktisti

Preserving the tradition of handwritten Christmas letters

Eleni Philippou