1980 - Act (1979:644) to amend the national insurance act (1962:381)

Policy Field: 
Family & Children
Topic: 
Maternity Protection
Country: 
Major Implications of the Reform: 

A woman whose pregnancy has reduced her ability to perform her work tasks by at least 50 %, and where there is no possibility to reassign her to less strenuous tasks, has the right to maternity allowance (havandeskapspenning) during the time when her ability to work is reduced.