- The employee is entitled to at least four consecutive months’ maternity leave. The employer is not obliged to pay the domestic/farm worker for the period for which she is off work due to her pregnancy. However, the parties may agree that the domestic/farm worker will receive part of or her entire salary/wage for the time that she is off due to pregnancy.
Family responsibility leave
- Employees employed for longer than four months and for at least four days a week are entitled to take five days’ paid family responsibility leave during each leave cycle when the employee’s child is born, or when the employee’s child is sick or in the event of the death of the employee’s spouse or life partner or parent, adoptive parent, grandparent, child, adopted child, grandchild or sibling.