Our expert says:
RE: MATERNIT BENEFITS
You may go on maternity leave for 4 months as this is the actual requirement in terms of the basic conditions of employment act. Your doctor visits count as sick leave.
You do not get paid for time off whilst on maternity leave. You must claim this from the UIF.
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