maternity leave

Money or Maternity – Do Employees Have a Choice?

by annbailey May 23, 2013 Compensation Lawyers

Balancing work and one’s family life can become difficult when a child is born. Being a mother is a full time job, as newborn children must be fed, cleaned, entertained, and monitored closely to avoid unexpected injury or illness. Even a part-time job can absorb enough time from a new mother’s day to conflict with […]

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Poll Shows Discrimination Common For Women Returning From Maternity Leave

by wiredbarrister April 5, 2013 Employment Law

Law firm Slater & Gordon has commissioned a report on maternity leave and the effects that it has on job safety. The shocking results show that around one in seven are made redundant while on maternity leave and that 40% of those surveyed saw their jobs changed while they were off. Even more, around a […]

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How much statutory maternity leave is an employee entitled to?

by Redmans Solicitors September 25, 2012 Employment Law

As an employee if you’re pregnant or you have just given birth to your child then you are entitled to take a period of maternity leave from work. How long this period of maternity leave is and whether you can be paid for it depends on a number of factors, such as the length of […]

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