Great Britain: redundancy protection extended for expectant and new parents

On 24 May King Charles III signed the Protection from Redundancy (Pregnancy and Family Leave) Bill into law. Once in force, this legislation will afford pregnant women and new parents extended protection from employment dismissal lasting up to 18 months after childbirth.

Through Jessica Agache-Gorse. Published on 01 June 2023 Ă  11h23 - Update on 01 June 2023 Ă  11h23

In the UK it is currently possible to dismiss a pregnant woman before she goes on maternity leave, or when she returns to work following the conclusion of the maternity leave period, on the proviso that the reason for the dismissal is in no way discriminatory.…

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