News Briefs

  12/19/2011, Kislev 23, 5772

C'tee OKs More Maternity Leave for Hospitalized Babies

The Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee approved, Monday morning, a bill that would give two weeks additional paid maternity leave to a mother whose newborn baby requires four-to-six-weeks hospitalization.

The bill now goes to the full Knesset for its first reading.