Monday, July 10, 2017

Maternity leave extended in 30 provinces

Mothers in the Tibet autonomous region are set to enjoy the longest maternity leave in China, Beijing News reported. The local authority has granted women one-year paid maternity leave, while Tibetan fathers are eligible for 30 day's paternity leave. Another 29 provincial regions have extended maternity leave since the introduction of the two-child policy in January 1, 2016. Paternity leave in Tibet autonomous region, Gansu and Yunnan provinces is the longest, which allow 30 days off work for fathers, while fathers in Tianjin municipality and Shandong province have the shortest paternity leave of seven days. Read More