Modifications to Maternity Leave

With the aim of granting mothers of newborns the possibility to stay longer in their care and preserve their health, Law 1516 of July 10, 2023 modifies Decree Law 13214 of December 24, 1975 and allows mothers to partially defer their right to maternity leave of 45 days before childbirth and accumulate the time to be used after the birth, on exceptional basis and prior to compliance of pre-natal exams.