Republic Act 1564

AN ACT GRANTING MATERNITY LEAVE TO WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT SERVICE UNDER TEMPORARY APPOINTMENTS WHO HAVE RENDERED LESS THAN TWO YEARS OF SERVICE, BY AMENDING COMMONWEALTH ACT NUMBERED SIX HUNDRED AND FORTY-SEVEN AS AMENDED

Section 1.    Section one of Commonwealth Act Numbered Six hundred and forty-seven, as amended, is further amended by adding thereto two new subsections which shall read as follows:

 

      "(d)    Temporary employees who have rendered less than two years of continuous service shall be entitled to a number of days of maternity leave with pay based on the ratio of thirty days of maternity leave to two years of continuous service.

      "(e)    Temporary employees, who passed civil service examinations given before the date of the application for maternity leave but the result of which examinations were released after such date of application, shall be entitled to the maternity leave granted to regular employees as of the date when said examinations were given."

Section 2.    Such sums as are necessary to carry into effect the provisions of this Act are authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to carry into effect the provisions of this Act.

Section 3.    This Act shall take effect as of June sixteen, nineteen hundred and fifty-one.