Setting Up Maternity Protection

 

This article explains how to set up and manage maternity protection correctly.

Personio automatically calculates the legally required maternity protection period if you enter an expected date of birth for an employee’s child.

 

Setting Up Maternity Protection

        1. Go to the employee's profile, and navigate to Personal info > HR information.
        2. Click on Edit at the bottom of the page and click on Add child to open the Add child window.
        3. Enter the baby’s name and gender. Select Not known if you do not have this information yet.
        4. In Expected birth date, enter the birthdate as calculated by the physician.
        5. In Actual birth date, enter the actual date of birth.

          This field will need to be left blank at first, as it can only be filled at a later stage once the baby is born.

        6. Turn on the Enable maternity protection option to activate the maternity protection period in Personio.
        7. Check the Multiple birth and Early birth boxes if applicable. 
        8. In Duration, enter the duration of the maternity protection period. Personio will automatically pre-populate this field with a period based on German regulations. 

          Visit the Duration of Maternity Protection Period per Country section to check what should be the duration of the maternity protection period for your respective country.

        9. In Absence calendar, select the absence type that you would like to add the resulting maternity protection period to. To create a specific absence type for maternity protection, navigate to Settings > WORK HOURS AND ABSENCES > Absence. 

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        10. Click on Save to exit the Add child window.
        11. Click on Submit at the bottom of the page to save the changes.

 

Editing Maternity Protection  

  1. Go to the employee's profile, and navigate to Personal info > HR information.
  2. Click on Edit at the bottom of the page, but instead of clicking on Add child, click on the pencil icon next to the previously entered date of birth.

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  3. In Actual birth date, enter the actual date of birth.
  4. Check the Multiple birth and Early birth boxes if that information has also changed. 
  5. Click on Save to exit the Add child window.
  6. Click on Submit at the bottom of the page to save the changes.

For more information about entering parental leave and long-term absences, click here.

 

Duration of Maternity Protection Period per Country

Spain 🇪🇸

The leave is 16 weeks long, which are divided in:

  • First 6 weeks: Must be taken as uninterrupted full-time time off immediately after the birthdate. The mother can anticipate the beginning of the benefit up to 4 weeks before the due date.
  • Remaining 10 weeks: Can be taken as uninterrupted full-time off like the previous weeks, or as part-time, depending on the employee needs. If taken as part-time, they must be taken in weekly periods from the end of the mandatory 6 weeks until the child reaches 12 months of age.
Germany 🇩🇪
This information is coming very soon.
United Kingdom 🇬🇧
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The Netherlands 🇳🇱
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France 🇫🇷
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Italy 🇮🇹
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