Minister of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration, Jose Luis EscrivaThe U.S. indicated this Thursday that three-day sick leave for women due to painful periods, announced yesterday by Equality Minister Irene Monteiro within the new abortion law, is still “under discussion” in the government.
Escriva, who attended the EFPA Congress, assured that the executive is working “internally” on the said leiwhich is still “in the process of internal work in the collegiate bodies of government.”
He said, he said what this rule is about «Mix» Two elements aimed at improving the status of women, on the one hand, improving their safety and, on the other hand, promoting their participation in the labor market in “better conditions”. “We are working on that, but it is still in the internal process of discussion in the government,” he indicated.
Criticism of the Union
From UGT Union Christina Antonzasi She was the first to criticize the abortion bill promoted by Irene Monteiro.
For Antoñanzas, “some nuance must be made because Abuse Again for women because they have sick leave for their period, it seems that it is the focus again ».
Added to this is the fact that . ministry Nadia Calvin He was also reluctant to the norm as he believed that recognition of sick leave due to incapacitating menses could be a discriminatory measure that causes reluctance to employ women.
Escriva disapproves of Monteiro, saying that the discharge for menstruation is “under discussion”.