Chinese Company Offers 18-month Maternity Leave

Author: China Sourcing News, Published on: 10 March 2010

Hangzhou Beingmate Group will take the lead in China by being the first to offer an 18-month breast-feeding leave for its female workers to ensure the health of both the workers and their newborn babies...At present, female workers in China are usually given a three-month long holiday as maternity leave...Beingmate hopes that other Chinese companies will follow its example in offering similar policies to their employees but this seems to be unlikely as some companies have already expressed the opinion that it would be too costly to offer such a long holiday to employees.

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