ValueLabs features in NIE article as ‘ahead of Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill 2016’
Hyderabad, India, Aug. 18, 2016: ValueLabs, a global business technology services and solutions provider, has garnered prime mention in an industry story in today’s edition of The New Indian Express, a leading Indian English broadsheet daily. The story talks about the implications of the proposed amendments to the Maternity Benefits Act 2016, which is currently seeking the Indian Parliament’s approval. ValueLabs has been mentioned as one of few Hyderabad-based companies that have ‘surpassed the bill.’
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill 2016, passed in the Rajya Sabha recently and yet to be discussed in the Lower House, seeks to increase the leave for mothers from 12 to 26 weeks.
In a statement, Ram Manjeri, Senior Vice President, said: “ValueLabs has close to 1,200 women employees worldwide, and we’re well ahead of the curve considering we extended the maternity leave provision to six months in January 2016 itself. Beyond this, women employees can also exercise flexible work options which include working from home.”
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ValueLabs is a leading business technology services and solutions provider catering to over 150 customers through 25 offices spread globally. Drawing on more than 5000 employees, innovative solutions and a flexible extended team engagement model, the company helps its clients stay ahead of the learning curve, drive revenues, and enhance market position. It has several long-standing client relationships, with the average tenure of its top 15 clients being more than nine years. Over nearly two decades since its inception, thriving on the principles of Perfection, Love, Unselfishness and Strength (PLUS), the company is ‘inspired by potential’ and is a firm believer in the Company as a Platform (CaaP) concept. Its services span across consulting, digital solutions, software product and application development, maintenance, quality assurance, infrastructure and product engineering services for leading organizations across verticals.