Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday launched a brand new parental assist coverage underneath which female and male gamers are entitled to paid day without work throughout being pregnant and the beginning of a kid.
Below the coverage, feminine cricketers can have as much as one yr of paid go away and also will have the ability to transition to a game-free function till the beginning of their maternity go away main as much as the beginning of their baby.
“Feminine cricketers even have the proper to take as much as 12 months of paid maternity go away and can be assured a contract extension for the next yr, in accordance with their present contractual preparations,” the PCB stated in a press release. Press.
PCB introduced its parental go away coverage to assist skilled cricketers all through their being pregnant, return to play and parenting obligations.
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“On the finish of the maternity go away, the participant can be reinstated in cricket actions and can obtain ample medical and bodily assist for her post-childbirth rehabilitation,” he added.
If a participant must journey for cricket actions, the CCP stated it will assist the participant by permitting her to journey with a assist individual of her selection to assist take care of her child, journey prices and internet hosting being shared. additionally.
As a part of the paternity rights coated by the coverage, male gamers are entitled to 30 days of totally paid go away “to be taken inside 56 days of the beginning of their baby, as a part of the paternity rights coated by the Politics.”
PCB CEO Wasim Khan stated the board “has an obligation of care to its cricketers and at each flip it has taken motion to assist them.”
“On this relationship, it’s acceptable that we’ve a participant pleasant parental assist coverage in order that our skilled cricketers can really feel totally supported throughout an essential stage of their lives, no matter their careers.”
“Having this coverage for our feminine cricketers was much more essential. Girls play a central function within the growth of a society and our feminine cricketers have introduced us laurels and recognition on the world stage,” he added. .