Maternity leave for all

28 September 2015 - 02:01 By Poppy Louw

Adoptive parents want South African law to change to ensure compulsory maternity leave for primary caregivers. A group of adoptive parents and adoption organisations are rallying behind the challenge to South Africa's labour legislation relating to leave for adoptive parents so it could be brought in line with the mandatory four consecutive months of maternity leave for women employees as stated in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act.

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