Protected Characteristic - Pregnancy and maternity
Pregnancy is the condition of being pregnant or expecting a baby. Maternity refers to the period after the birth, and is linked to maternity leave in the employment context.
In the non-work context, protection against maternity discrimination is for 26 weeks after giving birth, and this includes treating a woman unfavourably because she is breastfeeding.
Our policies include:
- Adoption and Surrogacy Policy
- Maternity and Maternity Support Leave
- Leave for Fertility Treatment
- Shared Parental Leave
- Ordinary Parental Leave Policy
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Latest Update : 11 August 2020