Meaning of “maternity pay” in the English Dictionary


"maternity pay" in Business English

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maternity paynoun [ U ]

uk us

HR money that a woman is paid during the time she is legally allowed to be absent from work in the weeks before and after she has a baby:

Women will be entitled to maternity pay for 39 weeks.

(Definition of “maternity pay” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)