Government servant entitled to maternity leave even if child is born shortly before joining service: Rajasthan High Court

" will not only be iniquitous, but also discriminatory to exclude an employee, who has given birth to a child a few days ahead of joining the Government service..", the Court remarked
Maternity leave
Maternity leave

The Rajasthan High Court ruled that a female government servant who joined government service after her pregnancy would be entitled to maternity leave if she joined during her period of confinement, that is 15 days before childbirth till three months thereafter.

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