Personnel Today - 25 January
Pregnant women and new mothers returning to work after having children are to receive greater protection from being treated unfairly, under new proposals set out by the government.
A consultation proposes that the existing legal protection against redundancy for pregnant women and new mothers on maternity leave is extended so that it continues for up to six months after they return to work. It will also seek views on giving the same rights to parents returning from adoption leave and shared parental leave.
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