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Maternity benefit

Women are entitled to 14 weeks' maternity leave in accordance with the Swiss Code of Obligations as well as a maternity benefit pursuant to the Erwerbsersatzgesetz (Income Compensation Act).

They receive 80 per cent of their average earned income before the birth for a period of 14 weeks, but no more than CHF 196.00 a day.

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