The following types of benefits are provided to those who are self-employed.
4) care of a sick family member.
The paid employee is provided with maternity benefit for all calendar days of the maternity leave period defined by the Labor Code of the Republic of Armenia.
Maternity benefits are paid to a hired worker who has been adopted or appointed a guardian of the newborn only for the calendar days of the maternity leave period.
The benefit is paid for the calendar days of the period from the date of adoption or guardianship until the baby turns 70 days old (two and more adopted or foster children before the age of 110 days). It should be noted that in the case of care for a child under three years of age, employees on maternity benefit are provided on a general basis for the period of entitlement to maternity leave, but not longer than before the employee enters employment.
It may be noted that the maternity benefit of a hired worker, a self-employed person, is calculated from the average monthly salary (income) calculated in accordance with the Law on Temporary Disability and Maternity Benefits.
It should be noted that in case of change (except for reorganization) of the employer during maternity leave, the maternity employee pays the maternity benefit to the authorized body in accordance with the procedure established by the Government.
In case of termination of maternity leave, maternity leave in case of termination of employment, termination of employment with one of the employers or resumption of activities of the self-employed person, the paid maternity benefit shall be recalculated;
In the case when the average monthly income calculated as a basis for calculating the amount of maternity benefit of a self-employed person or calculated as a basis for calculating the amount of temporary disability benefit calculated as the basis for calculating the amount of temporary disability benefit exceeds the period of temporary incapacity , then the self-employment benefit is calculated from five times the minimum monthly salary as of the day of temporary incapacity for work.