The timing of payment of benefits
When going on maternity leave, the expectant mother should know about what types of payments he is eligible and when benefits should be listed. It is important to understand that the whole maternity leave is divided into several parts, each of which has different payoffs.
30-week term of pregnancy the expectant mother receives in the antenatal clinic of the hospital sheet, which she must provide on the job simultaneously with the filing of the application for leave associated with her pregnancy and childbirth. Sick leave is granted for a period of 140 days. In the case of complicated childbirth or, if the employee was born just a few kids, she has the right not the extension of the hospital.
This type of holiday must be paid within 10 days after the woman brought in to work sick list. If the employer fails to pay the money within this period, he is obliged to transfer all funds not later than the day the short payment of wages.
Small companies may not have at the time of submission of the application, this amount of money, but in this case the Director is obliged to handle the Social Insurance Fund to ensure that the money was paid to the employee directly. The benefit is paid lump sum for all 140 days of vacation. In the calculation it is necessary to take 100% of the average daily earnings of women for the previous 2 calendar years.
After graduating from hospital a young mother has the right to apply for a leave to care for a baby up to 1.5 years and receive a monthly benefit equal to 40% of average monthly earnings. This form of cash payments to be credited to the employee each month at the same time, when other employees receive a salary.
If the employer does not pay the allowance on time
Sometimes it happens that maternity allowance much delay or is not going to pay. For a pregnant woman or young mother is very stressful. But she should know that the law is on her side and she can always defend their right to benefits.
If money was not paid within the time specified, the employee may appeal to the Labour Inspectorate. In some cases this leads to a certain result. If the employer refuses to pay benefits, a woman can go to court. However, she has every right to compensation for moral damages and a recalculation of prescribed amount in accordance with the refinancing rate.
If benefits are not paid for 3 months or more, the employee may contact law enforcement authorities. Currently, these steps may entail criminal liability.