Law extends parental postnatal leave

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On Wednesday, July 27, 2022,  Law No. 21,474 was published in the Official Gazette,  which  creates an extraordinary bonus Chile Supports Winter and extends parental postnatal leave . This law contemplates an extension of the parental postnatal leave of article 197 bis of the Labor Code, as well as an extension of the jurisdiction of article 201 of the same legal body.

By virtue of the modifications introduced to the bill during the third constitutional proceeding, the published and current law states the following:

a) The male and female workers whose permit terminated between May  1, 2022 [1]  and September 30, 2022 .

b) The permit can be extended for a maximum period of  60 continuous days  and not beyond September 30, 2022.

c) In the case of workers who have completed their parental leave…

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