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Heads Up: Mothers Who Gave Birth From March 11 Onwards Are Entitled to 105-Day Paid Maternity Leave

The 105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave law's Implementing Rules and Regulations was signed on May 1, 2019

All new moms who gave birth starting March 11, 2019 onwards will now be able to avail of the 105-day paid maternity benefit. The social security agency that provides benefits for employees in the private sector is now committed to paying the ...

by Rachel Perez for  | May 03, 2019 08:00:00
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The Recently-Signed Maternity Leave Law Benefits Dads, Too

It's a win for both parents

President Rodrigo Duterte signed a law that will provide 105 days of paid maternity leave for employed women in the government and private sectors, seven days of which can be “donated” to fathers of the expectant mom’s child.Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines  | February 24, 2019 08:00:00
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How Employers Actually Benefit From an Expanded Maternity Leave

Moms have proven time and time again they can juggle work and home, thank you very much

So, both the Senate and the House of Representatives (HOR) ratified the bicameral conference report on the Expanded Maternity Leave (EML) Bill on Wednesday, October 3. It now only requires the Philippine president's signature to become law.Yay, right? The great news been ...

by Rachel Perez for  | October 06, 2018 06:00:00
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Bicam Approves Bill Extending Maternity Leave to 105 days

Mothers can also "donate" leaves to the father of the child as paternity leave

A bicameral conference committee has approved the bill seeking to provide 105 days of paid maternity leave for employed women in the government and private sectors on Monday, October 1.According to a report by, the committee in charge of reconciling the ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 01, 2018 07:00:00
Startup Tips

How to Apply for SSS Maternity Benefit Whether You're Employed or Not

Here's everything you need to know about applying and receiving your SSS Maternity Benefit

Many pregnant women have high hopes for the proposed Expanded Maternity Leave Act, which seeks to provide new mothers a 120-day paid leave benefit. As we wait for it to be signed into law (hopefully soon), you can take advanatge of the ...

by Rachel Perez for  | October 07, 2017 12:00:00
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Parental benefits

Employers should be familiar with maternity and paternity benefits the law mandates for all private sector employees.In the Social Security Act of 1997, the Social Security System grants its female members (either employed or self-employed) a maternity benefit for either a delivery ...

by Riva Khristine Maala  | March 23, 2012 10:00:00