Fieldfresh Foods extends maternity leave from 12 weeks to 22 weeks
Fieldfresh Foods extends maternity leave from 12 weeks to 22 weeks

Fieldfresh Foods, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and Del Monte Pacific, has enhanced maternity benefits from twelve to 22 weeks.

As per the new policy, maternity leave for women employees has been increased from 12 weeks to 22 weeks. Fieldfresh office at Gurgaon will also provide day care facility for small children to ensure smooth transition to full working hours and convenience for new mothers, a company statement said.

"As an organisation, we care for people and the enhanced maternity and paternity leave is only a natural progression to being a great place to work for. With very matured and women focused HR policies, we aim to bring in a lot of commitment to promoting gender diversity across all levels of the organisation," shared Dolly Grover, CHRO, FieldFresh Foods.

To provide fair assessment, the rating of the employee for the year will based on the employee's performance and contribution during the period she was working, the statement said, adding that male employees would now get 5 working days as paternity leave instead of 3 working days.

In case of adoption, if the adopted child's age is less than 2 years, women employees can avail 12-week leave and if the child is above 2 years then it can go up to 6 weeks, it added.

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