Tanzania, United Republic of - Maternity protection - 2011
15 December 2011
Three days in any one leave cycle (defined for the purposes of maternity leave as a 36 month period commencing on the anniversary of the employees employment).
Employment and Labour Relations Act 2004 §§30(b)(ii), 34(1), 34(3)(a)
Remarks: The 3 days referred to above are the total number of days to which the employee is entitled irrespective of how many of the employee's children are born within the leave cycle.
Tunisia - Maternity protection - 2011
15 June 2011
Remarks: The Official Printing Office of the Republic of Tunisia website is a good source of law in this country; http://www.iort.gov.tn/
The worker is entitled to get one day payment for the day that he is entitled to leave.
Labour Code Art.122
Uganda - Maternity protection - 2011
18 November 2011.
A male employee shall, immediately after the delivery or miscarriage of a wife, have the right to a period of four working days`paid leave from work yearly herein.
Employment Act §57(1)
United Kingdom - Maternity protection - 2011
20 October 2011
Statutory paternity pay shall be payable (for one or two weeks) at such fixed or earnings related weekly rate, which may prescribe different kinds of rates for different cases. (From April 2009, duration will increase up to 26 weeks to care for child in its first year if mother has returned to work and had not used her full entitlement to paid maternity leave).
The Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Adoption Pay (General) Regulations 2002 §4, 6
Uruguay - Maternity protection - 2011
17 March 2011
Paternity benefits are enjoyable during the time of leave.
Act No. 16,104 Modifying the Regulatory Standards Governing Leave for Civil Servants Art.29 Act No. 18345 on workers in the private sector of 2 September 2008 Art.1,art.5
Venezuela - Maternity protection - 2011
22 November 2011
14 days. Eventually this paternity leave benefit may be extended for up to 14 more days in case of serious illness of the child or the mother(please read the field on leave for sickness of a child).
Law for equality of opportunities for women, Official registry No. 5.398 of October the 26th of 1999. (Ley de Igualdad de oportunidades para la mujer) §9
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