Talk

Advanced search

mumsnet work

Find the perfect family friendly job

Notice period when on Maternity Leave

(3 Posts)
ThinkIveBeenHacked Tue 27-Jan-15 17:09:42

My contract of employment states all staff must give four weeks notice should they wish to leave.

Now I am on Maternity Leave, I have been told any amendments on dates (date to return/extending mat leave) requires 8 weeks notice. Fine. Not a problem. Except they have also said this includes handing in Notice.

Is this even allowed? I was under the assumption that I should be treated as other employees are and have the same rights. So four weeks. I totally understand and agree that an 8 week notice period to amend length of Maternity Leave is fine, but why Notice of leaving?

ThinkIveBeenHacked Tue 27-Jan-15 17:52:05

bump

flowery Tue 27-Jan-15 18:22:04

Yes you only have to give 4 weeks' notice if that's what your normal notice period is. It would obviously be helpful to give a bit more if you can though.

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: