Karnataka Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Rules, 2019: Thought out but not thought through

The Karnataka Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Rules, 2019, brought into force on August 8, 2019, have introduced Rules 6(A), 6(B), 6(C) and 6(D) which mandate every employer to provide and maintain a creche, in consonance with Section 11A of the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.[1]As amended by the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 It lays down several …

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