Whilst on maternity leave, an employer is legally required to keep the employee up to date on any workplace issues which may affect them, such as promotion opportunities. A report published in 2016 found that 26% of mothers felt they had too little contact with their employer during maternity leave. This can lead to the mother feeling isolated and potentially unsure about her return to work. KIT days can be an effective way of keeping an employee involved in the workplace during her maternity leave.
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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.