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Implications of Extending the Maternity Leave Period of Female Employees

This paper provides a quick analysis of the proposed regulatory measure of extending the period of maternity leave in the Philippines. It describes the measure in the policy and socio-economic contexts and other areas of concern, such as occupational safety and health, productivity, and labor cost. This paper is presented in descriptive form with a brief portion on summary observations. It is divided into seven parts: (1) background, (2) policy and socio-economic context, (3) cost-benefit analysis, (4) occupational safety and health concerns, (5) collective bargaining agreements with maternity leave benefits, (6) labor costs, and (7) observations.


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