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Good work plan: pregnancy and maternity discrimination consultation: extending redundancy protection for women and new parents: Government response

Following a consultation on extending redundancy protection, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy states legal protections against redundancy are to be extended to six months for new mothers returning to work. The reforms will also cover those taking adoption leave or shared parental leave, with a consultation planned on the design of the protection for the latter .

Link to Government response
Category: Employment » Parental rights; Pregnancy; Redundancy. Keyword(s): Parental leave. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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