Maternity leave is an important part of settlements with employees. Every conscientious employer is required to take maternity pay seriously. It is also important for expectant mothers to know the nuances of the algorithm for calculating their benefits.
Maximum and minimum maternity and child care allowances in 2017
In 2017, the maximum amount of earnings taken into account for the calculation has not changed and is 718,000 rubles. This means that if an employee goes on maternity leave in 2017, the average daily earnings will be (670,000 + 718,000) ÷ 730 = 1,901.37 rubles, since the maximum earnings for 2015 is 670,000 rubles.
But the minimum wage has increased to 7,500 rubles, which means Germany WhatsApp Number List that the minimum daily wage will be 7,500 × 24 ÷ 730 = 246.58 rubles.
Daily earnings must also be calculated based on the salary of the previous two years. If the employee changed jobs, then the salary from each job is taken into account. To do this, upon dismissal from her previous place of work, she must be given a certificate, which is called by order number 182n.
If during the time of work for two years there were calculations for sick leave, then these days are deducted from the calculation. That is, 730 days of the denominator are reduced by the number of days that the employee was sick.
A woman on maternity leave has the right to write an application to replace the previous two years, if it is unprofitable to take these years for calculation, or she did not have earnings due to being on leave to care for an older child. But for the calculation, you can take only the last two years. That is 2013-14.
The maximum possible amount of sick leave payment is 1901.37 × 140 = 266191.80 rubles. But, if the birth is complicated or the woman is expecting twins, then the number of days of the postpartum recovery period increases. Which will accordingly increase the amount of maternity.
And the maximum possible amount of payment for a monthly allowance for child care is 1901.37 × 30.4 × 40% = 23120.36 rubles. It cannot be lower than 3000 rubles for the first baby, and 5816.24 for the second and third.