The government is looking at extending statutory maternity leave to 14 weeks. Photo: Shutterstock

Taxpayer-subsidised maternity leave is questionable

The government subsidy to extend maternity leave is admirable from the worker’s point of view. But enhancing labour benefits should essentially be the employers’ responsibility

Topic |   Gender equality

TOP PICKS

The government is looking at extending statutory maternity leave to 14 weeks. Photo: Shutterstock
READ FULL ARTICLE