Article 42 - Rights of Employee after Marriage or Maternity Leave

(1) After maternity leave, an Employee may return to the same position held before the maternity leave, unless it is not reasonably practicable. In such case, the Employee must be offered a suitable alternative position at the same rate of pay of the previous position.
(2) After maternity leave, an Employee returning to work is entitled to one (1) nursing hour per working day to be taken during the usual working hours with no reduction of salary. The nursing hour shall be in addition to the daily lunch break to which an Employee working for at least 6 hours a day is entitled.
(3) The Employer must grant the Employee nursing hours until the child, for whose birth the Employee took the maternity leave, reaches 1 year of age. During the holy month of Ramadan, nursing breaks can be provided only to Employees working for at least 6 hours a day.
(4) The Employee must agree a suitable nursing hour schedule acceptable to her Employer.
Amended (as from 18th July 2019)