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Expanded maternity benefits have no impact on women employability

Although the new provisions of the expanded maternity benefits are expected to impact hiring preferences, majority of employers said the new law and its provisions will not affect their decisions in hiring women, according to a survey conducted by the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP). The ECOP conducted a survey following the enactment into law of Republic Act No. 11165, the “105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave Law.” The law seeks to get an idea on the perception of employers on the new provisions, and gauge the possible impact of the new law on enterprise and on the employability of women. Read More