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File photo / President Filipe Nyusi
Mozambican president Filipe Nyusi has signed and sent for publishing a proposal that extends the rights of state officials and agents, according to a statement from the presidency sent to Lusa.
Among other changes, the revised law extends maternity leave from 60 to 90 days, while paternity leave is now of seven days.
The bill was passed in April by the three parliamentary benches of the Mozambican parliament, including the ruling Mozambican Liberation Front, Mozambican National Resistance, the largest opposition party, and the Mozambican Democratic Movement.
At the time, Minister of State Administration and Public Administration Carmelita Namashulua said that the new statute also eliminated the limit on length of service forming a basis for compulsory retirement.
The measures is also expected to speed up payment of retirement pensions, reduce bureaucracy, adjust the hiring regime and improve the promotions, progressions and career change regime to better match the performance, merit and experience of the employee.Source: Lusa
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