Almotamar.net - Yemen's parliament approved Sunday amendments of laws in their final versions, supporting amendments of articles 45 and 47 of the law number 5 for the year 1995 concerning labour and its amendments.
The parliament approved the Yemeni pregnant woman right to get childbirth leave for 70 days and addition of 20 day days if her birth was difficult or gave birth of twins and to prevent making her work or sack her at any event during the period of the leave.
Another amendment demanded that the employer must announce in a visible location the system of women employment and allocation of their place where they can perform prayers and spending times of rest as defined legally.
The members of parliament added another article to the labour law forcing the employer to take necessary measures for protecting the expectant woman from any dangers harming her health or her child in addition to another article forcing the granting of the worker or the working woman a one-month marriage leave with full salary and not to deduct it from asset of the ordinary annual leave provided that the marriage is the first one in their life.
The MPs also approved amendment of the law related to securities and salaries making the pension age of 55 as optional for the woman and equal her pension age to that of men which is the age of 60 years.
The parliament also endorsed an agreement allowing the Korean National Company for Oil to enter as partner with the Yemeni National Company for Oil and Minerals Investments by 50% of its share as entrepreneur in block 4, Abad area in Shabwa governorate in addition to extending the stage of development of the block to 5 five years period.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.