98-day maternity leave proposed


PETALING JAYA: The Human Resources Ministry is proposing an increase in the number of maternity leave days from 60 to 98 for the private sector.

“Employers are to bear the cost of maternity allowance for 19 days while the remaining 19 days are unpaid leave, ” the ministry suggested, referring to the additional 38 days of maternity leave.

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