This is illegal discrimination.
It is against the law for an employee to be dismissed or given worse working conditions because they are pregnant or on maternity
is making things worse. A group of organisations has joined together to call on the Government to publicly
state its commitment to preventing pregnancy discrimination at work during the recession and to reassert that making a woman
redundant because she is pregnant, on, or returning from maternity leave is illegal and will not be tolerated.
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Solicitors Leigh Day & Co
are inviting pregnant women, or women who are on maternity leave and have been made redundant, to contact the firm for a
free 10 minute consultation
See the Maternity Action information sheet on redundancy
to find out about your rights if you face redundancy during pregnancy or maternity leave.