Effectives of the Implementation of the Maternity Benefits among Textile Workers in Tiruppur

  • R Uma Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, NIFT TEA College of Knitwear Fashion (Affiliated to Bharathiar University), Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0140-271X
Keywords: Maternity Benefits, Maternity Benefit Act, ESI Act, Textile Employee, Women Workers


This research study has evaluated the implementation effectiveness of the maternity benefits conferred on women workers employed in the textile industry of Tiruppur. The labor laws in India have conferred maternity benefits on women workers as a social security measure to help them overcome the difficulties arising out of the contingent situations on account of pregnancy and child birth thereby ensuring secure employment and humane working conditions for women. As the textile industry in Tiruppur employs a huge number of women there is a need to examine the effectiveness of the implementation of the provisions related to maternity benefits. The respondents for the study are married women workers with children employed in the textile industry. The sample size for the study is 78 collected by convenience sampling method. Regression method using SPSS version 23 was employed data analysis. The results have found lack of effectiveness in the implementation of the maternity benefits among the women workers.

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