Mauritius Introduces Work-Life Balance Rights

The government of Mauritius recently passed its Budget 2023–2024, which introduces several employment related provisions, including a four-day workweek option, miscarriage leave, and an onsite childcare requirement for employers with more than 250 employees. The law also provides enhancements to existing leaves, including paternity leave.

Key employment measures of the Budget enacted by The Finance (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2023 come into effect on 1 July 2023.