House Approved 100-day paid maternity leave

House Approved 100-day paid Maternity Leave

Published October 28, 2016 9:57pm BY JESSICA BARTOLOME, GMA News The House of Representatives Committee on Women and Gender Equality has approved a bill seeking to increase the maternity leave period to 100 days with pay for government and private sector employees. In a press release on Friday, the 17th Congress announced that House Bill 4113, or the proposed “100-Day Maternity Leave Law,” has been endorsed for plenary approval. “The bill reached second reading in the House and a version of the bill from the Senate was passed and transmitted…