The Expanded Maternity Leave Republic Act No. 11210

AN ACT INCREASING THE MATERNITY LEAVE PERIOD: REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11210. On February 20, 2019, otherwise known as the 105-day Expanded Maternity Leave Law was signed into law by President Duterte.

  • RA No 11210 is for all female workers in government and the private sector, including those in the informal economy regardless of civil status or  the legitimacy of her child, shall be granted  one hundred five (105) days maternity leave with full pay and an option to extend for an additional thirty (30) days without pay: Provided, that in case the worker qualifies as a solo parent under RA NO. 8972, or the ‘Solo Parent’ Welfare act the worker shall be granted an additional fifteen (15) days maternity leave with full pay.

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