Pregnancy & maternity discrimination advice
If you have been treated unfavourably because you are pregnant, as a result of breastfeeding or because you have been on maternity leave, this could be discriminatory and you may have a claim against your employer. The Equality Act 2010 protects you from unfair treatment resulting from pregnancy or maternity.
Examples of pregnancy and maternity discrimination include;
Selection for redundancy as a result of pregnancy
Dismissal because of pregnancy
Refusal of training or promotion opportunities
Reduction of pay or hours
Failure to carry out a risk assessment where there are health and safety risks.
Pressure to resign
If you have experienced issues like these or other unfair treatment at work as a result of Pregnancy or Maternity leave our solicitors can help, they are experienced in advising on pregnancy and maternity discrimination.
Call our discrimination specialist solicitors on any of the numbers below for a confidential consultation, alternatively fill out our webform and we can call you at a convenient time.
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