Maternity Leave Rises by Almost 6000 First Quarter

By the end of the first quarter of 2019, there were 19,102 cases of paid maternity leave in the country, an increase of 5,969 from the previous year which totaled 13,133.

According to data released by the Ministry of Labor, in the three months of 2019, the government provided 7,686,000,000 riels or about 2 Million dollars.

Regarding this work, Som Sophoov, Deputy of National Social Security Fund (NSSF), Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training Biologics told Rasmei Kampuchea newspaper on the afternoon of April 4, 2019 that although the increase is costing more money, the government will continue to support women workers.

To support women in delivery, whether in the system or outside the government, the government spends about $ 10 million annually.

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