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Pregnancy and maternity discrimination: Chair's Commons Bill pushes for new protections

Chair of the Women and Equalities Committee Maria Miller is to introduce a 10-minute Rule Bill in the House of Commons. The proposed Pregnancy and Maternity (Redundancy Protection) Bill 2019 will ban employers from making new mothers redundant for six months after they return to work. The Bill would make it clear you can not make an expectant or new mother redundant except in specified circumstances.

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Category: Employment » Parental rights; Pregnancy; Sex discrimination. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee.

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