Employers should ensure maternity does not affect female employees' career prospects: Kerala High Court

The Court made the observation while directing the Kerala University of Health Sciences to disburse maternity benefits to three women who had been employed on a contract basis, albeit for a long period of time in total.
Employers should ensure maternity does not affect female employees' career prospects: Kerala High Court
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While directing the Kerala University of Health Sciences to disburse maternity benefits to three contract employees, the Kerala High Court on Tuesday observed that employers have an obligation to ensure that maternity is not detrimental to the professional career of female employees [Naziya B & Ors. v State of Kerala].

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