New maternity leave a worry for startups
Monday, March 27, 2017, 3:46 PM
Maternity bill, which allows leave for more than six months from current three months, has thrown India's startup community into a tizzy. While some startups hailed the development as a progressive step, many said they cannot afford the cost of hiring somebody, who may be absent from work for such a long period. Some said the move could have negative impact on their ecosystem.