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  1. Trinidad and Tobago - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    The Miscellaneous Provisions (Maternity Protection and the Masters and Servants Ordinance) Act, 2012 (Act No. 7 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-22 | TTO-2012-L-92283

    This Act amends the Maternity Protection Act, Chap. 45:57 by increasing the number of weeks of maternity leave from thirteen to fourteen (sections 4, 7(3)(b) and 9(1)).

    The Act repeals the Masters and Servants Ordinance, Ch. 22.

  2. Trinidad and Tobago - Maternity protection - Law, Act

    Maternity Protection Act (Cap. 45:57). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-03-11 | TTO-1998-L-50129

    Provides for 13 weeks of maternity leave (six weeks prior to confinement, 7 weeks after) and one month's pay during such leave. An employee on maternity leave shall have the right to return to work. To qualify for maternity leave, employees must have worked for an employer for a period of not less than 12 months. The employee shall also submit a medical certificate stating the probable date of confinement, as well as a written expression of her intent to return to work after maternity leave.

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