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A model policy to set out any time off that your organisation grants to employees who are undergoing fertility treatment and explains the support available to them.
Practical guidance on dealing with an employee who is undergoing IVF treatment, including protection from discrimination during fertility treatment and time off for antenatal care.
This case is a prime example of the problems that can occur in a workplace when a member of staff is undergoing IVF treatment in a bid to get pregnant.
A woman whose absence resulting from IVF treatment was treated as part of her sickness record for redundancy purposes was unlawfully discriminated against on the grounds of sex, rules an Ashford industrial tribunal (Chair: G W Davies) in Robinson v London Borough of Greenwich.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to fertility treatment.
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