If you are returning to work after maternity leave you have certain rights and protection against unfair dismissal, detriment or discrimination connected to your pregnancy, childbirth or statutory maternity leave. In this blog I consider what rights you have on returning to work and possible issues on returning, including the right to request flexible working.
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It is unlawful for employers to discriminate on the grounds of pregnancy or maternity, yet it is a reasonably common problem. Read my blog for more information on the ways in which women might be discriminated against and the protections afforded to them.
The latest research from the Equality and Human Rights Commission has confirmed what many of us have known for a long time – that the attitude of some employers in recruiting women and young mothers is not just out of step in 2018 but is discriminatory and unlawful.
I was delighted to help my client with her claim for sex and maternity discrimination against her employer.