Sikkim High Court introduces menstrual leave policy for its women employees

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The Sikkim High Court has introduced a menstrual leave policy for women employees working in its Registry.

The notification released on May 27 clarified that the High Court medical officer’s recommendation would be necessary to avail of menstrual leave.

“Women employees in the High Court Registry may henceforth avail menstrual leave of 2-3 days in a month, provided they approach the Medical Officer attached to the High Court first and obtain the latter’s recommendation for such leave,” the notification stated.

The leave account of women employees shall not be debited on availing menstrual leave, it added.

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