Employer Guide: Maternity Leave Rights

Overview

An Employers Guide to understanding maternity leave rights.

PREVIEW

Pregnant employees are entitled to take up to 52 weeks statutory maternity leave, or as much leave as they wish to take, up to a maximum of 52 weeks.

Employees are entitled to take the full 52 weeks of statutory maternity leave regardless of their length of service or hours of work.

  1. NOTIFICATION OF PREGNANCY
  2. MATERNITY PAY
  3. TIME OFF FOR ANTE-NATAL CARE
  4. SICKNESS DURING PREGNANCY
  5. CONTACT WHILE ON MATERNITY LEAVE
  6. KEEPING IN TOUCH DAYS (KIT)
  7. HEALTH & SAFETY
  8. TERMS & CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT WHILE ON MATERNITY LEAVE
  9. RETURNING TO WORK AFTER MATERNITY LEAVE AND RIGHTS ON RETURNING TO WORK AFTER MATERNITY LEAVE
  10. WHAT CAN AN EMPLOYEE DO IF NOT GETTING THEIR MATERNITY RIGHTS?

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