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Redundancy/Dismissal while pregnant or on Maternity leave

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abcmum Tue 16-Jun-09 06:33:22

Please sign to protect the rights of pregnant worksers!

http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/group.php?gid=91312297686

http://petitions.number1 0.gov.uk/ pregnancyprotect/

Wedgie Tue 16-Jun-09 12:24:51

Hi abcmum, have forwarded this onto everyone I know.

abcmum Tue 16-Jun-09 19:20:37

Thanks hun, much appreciated xx

Sunshinemummy Tue 16-Jun-09 19:25:10

Hi this happened to me so I'd like to sign the petition but I can't get into the second link (it's coming up as an error) and I'm not a member of facebook.

TinyPawz Tue 16-Jun-09 21:22:50

I can't get into petition either Sunshine.

I honestly didn't think that that was allowed anymore. Sorry to hear about you.

HecatesTwopenceworth Tue 16-Jun-09 21:24:50

surely you can be made redundant while on maternity leave, you just can't be made redundant because of maternity leave??

Sunshinemummy Wed 17-Jun-09 08:47:48

Yes you can get made redundant while on mat leave - I believe the law changed in the last few years to allow this. I don't think it's ethical though.

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