Webinar on Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Act 2017

Created by Community Moderator on Apr 13, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017 at on web

Starts at 2:30 PM · Ends at 3:30 PM, IST (Asia/Calcutta)

  • Community Moderator
  • shelly.kohli
  • yajuvendra

The Maternity Benefits (Amendment ) Act 2017 was recently notified by the Government and has become applicable from 1st April 2017.  The law encompasses various provisions related to enhanced maternity leave period, Creche facilities, work from home, adoption /surrogacy leave etc.  In this backdrop, NASSCOM is organizing a webinar to create awareness among the industry on different provisions of this law on April 20th 2017 from 2:30 pm-3:30 pm. Following are the key agenda topics.


  •  Overview of the Maternity Benefits Act and the Recent developments
  • Q&A


Who Should Attend (Members Only):


Chief Human Resource Officer, HR Heads, HR Manager, Compliance Managers etc.


To register: Please click here https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/966369947693112322


About Speaker: Veena Gopalakrishnan


Veena Gopalakrishnan is an employment law expert at AZB & Partners and is based out of Bangalore. She has advised and assisted several organisations, including information technology companies, on various aspects of Indian employment law, including, employment benefits, work hours, overtime, enforceability of non-compete restrictions and employment bonds, employee stock options, termination of employment, disciplinary action, severance and release arrangements.


She has been extensively involved in advisory pertaining to workplace sexual harassment, legal aspects of diversity and inclusiveness, including drafting and reviewing employment policies and educating employers on their duties and obligations in this respect. Veena has also worked closely with NASSCOM conduct workshops and awareness programs on policy building, workplace sexual harassment, LGBTIQ inclusion, and diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.

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