Manage maternity keeping-in-touch days

Key points

  • An employee may work for up to 10 days during her maternity leave without bringing her leave to an end or losing her statutory maternity pay.
  • These keeping-in-touch days during maternity leave can be used for any work-related activity, including attending training and team meetings.
  • Any keeping-in-touch days during maternity leave must be agreed between the parties. The employer is under no obligation to offer them and the employee is under no obligation to work them.

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