Your Rights at Risk
Happy International Women's Day. Labour are encouraging women to better know their rights at work. All employees have right to 52 weeks maternity leave and you may qualify for maternity pay.
You have the right to health and safety protection for you and your baby.
You have the right to reasonable paid time off for your antenatal care.
You are entitled to all your contractual terms and conditions during maternity leave, apart from your pay.
You have the right to be offered a suitable alertnative vacancy if you are made redundant during maternity leave.
You have the right to flexible work.
You are protected against unfair treatment, unfair dismissal, and discrimination because of pregnancy, childbirth and maternity leave.