vacation "His father" For 15 days for men working in the public sector in Morocco

A new law in Morocco allows men working in the public sector to take 15 days of parental leave in connection with the birth of a child in a family.

The Hespress newspaper stated that the order would be applied “in accordance with Law No. 30.22, which provides for a change in the general statute of the civil service, after the issuance of the Dahir, issued in the Official Gazette No. 71.12.”

The new law will allow “a male worker to whom a child is born to use a paternity license for 15 consecutive days and pay for it during the period from the date of birth of the child until the child reaches 14 weeks, and it necessarily ends at that age.”

The new Moroccan law specifically provides that “a male employee who is entrusted with sponsoring a child under 24 months of age must obtain a sponsorship license within 15 consecutive days with payment for this.”

On the other hand, the requirements in this context also included “an employee who is entrusted with sponsoring a child under 14 weeks of age, in accordance with applicable statutory and regulatory texts, in order to benefit from a sponsorship license for a period of 14 months during which she receives her full salary fee.”

In addition, “the law allows a worker to use a license to breastfeed for one hour a day, from the expiration date of the birth or sponsorship license, as the case may be, until the birth of a newborn or sponsored child. reaches the age of 24 months.

It was reported that these new legal measures were taken “for the benefit of public sector workers in accordance with the social dialogue agreement signed on April 30, 2022 between the government, trade union centers and the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises.”

Hespress quotes the Moroccan government confirming that “these provisions will enshrine the rights related to motherhood and childcare, in accordance with the International Convention No. 183 on the revision of the Convention on the Protection of Maternity, adopted by the General Conference of the International Labor Organization, which Morocco ratified on April 13, 2011 of the year”.

Source: Hespress

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