Effective integration of new mothers returning to work after maternity leave is really challenging for a larger organisation. At Infosys, the percentage of women returning from maternity leave stands at 64.26%. 4438 women employees availed maternity leave and 6,320 men of paternity leave.
To encourage return to work organisation offers six-month paid maternity leave, childcare support and workplace support for new mothers in India.
Offering them a conducive environment and infrastructure to return to work.
Various mother’s friendly efforts such as well-designed workstation, interaction space and lactation room have resulted in a 10% increase in the number of women returning post maternity in India in FY 2019 as compared to the previous year.
8, 3671 employees are women contributing 37% of the total workforce during FY 2019.
Aiming to provide a conducive environment and infrastructure Mom’s Net has been set up at Infosys development centers that encourage expecting and new mothers. It also has a maternity handbook.
“Two-pronged approach to encourage return to work includes childcare support and integration of women returning from maternity and celebrates the Maternity Amendment Act in both letter and spirit.”, says the company’s recent Sustainability report.