Which parts of the maternity leave are Government-funded?
||The Government will pay
|1st and 2nd child
||Up to $20,000 (including CPF contributions) per confinement for the last 8 weeks.
|3rd and subsequent children
||Up to $40,000 (including CPF contributions) per confinement for the full 16 weeks.
- As an employer, you may claim reimbursement subsequently from the Government, for the amount of Government-paid maternity leave taken.
- For the 1st and 2nd confinements, Government reimbursement is applicable only after you have paid for 8 weeks of maternity leave.