<p class="MsoNormal">Good news for working ladies! Women and child development (WCD) minister Maneka Gandhi wants the maternity leave entitlement should increase from 3 to 8 months since it's important for new mothers
If you’re planning a pregnancy it also pays to starts planning your maternity leave. Sometimes a few months could be the difference between whether or not you’re entitled to take leave – or whether you are eligible for a maternity leave payment. In these cases it is worth knowing exactly what you’re in for. Here are six steps to working out where you stand when it comes to maternity leave entitlement in Australia.