Draft Chandigarh Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Rules, 2019

Feb 19, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Labour Department of Chandigarh on February 14, 2019, has published Draft Chandigarh Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Rules, 2019 to insert new Rule 7A.

The Draft Rule will be taken into consideration by the Chandigarh Administration on or after the expiry three months from the date of its publication in the official Gazette together with any objection or suggestion which may be received by the Labour Commissioner, Union Territory, Chandigarh from any person with respect to the Draft Rules before the expiry of the period so specified. 

The Rule 7A of the Draft Chandigarh Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Rules, 2019 shall be read as under:

Creche Facility:

(1)    Every establishment having fifty or more employees shall have the facility of creche within such distance as may be prescribed, either separately or alongwith common facilities:

Provided that the employer shall allow four visits a day to the creche by the woman, which shall also include the interval for rest allowed to her.

(2)    Every establishment shall intimate in writing and electronically to every woman at the time of her initial appointment regarding every benefit available under the Act.

[Notification No. 12/2/303-HII(2)-2019/2692]

URL: http://chandigarh.gov.in/pdf/labour19-2692.pdf


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