Practical guidance on managing an agency worker who is pregnant or a new mother, including rights under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010; the 12-week qualifying period; pregnancy and maternity discrimination; risk assessments; antenatal appointments; and maternity leave and pay.
Practical guidance on staying in touch with employees on adoption leave, including what is "reasonable contact"; pre-adoption leave interviews; discussing the return to work; and redundancy or reorganisation.
Practical guidance on dealing with employees on fixed-term contracts who are pregnant or on maternity leave, including the Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002; avoiding discrimination; expiry and non-renewal of the contract; and redundancy as a reason for dismissal.
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