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Getting new role after coming back from maternity leave

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nailashoaib1981 Sat 06-Jul-13 20:58:41

I wanted to find out about my rights of returning to work from maternity leave. I was preschool deputy manager for 2 years and then have been manager for an year and then went on maternity leave. Now ive been told i will come back as a basic staff and my pay will decrease as well. I wanted to find out can my owner do this with me? What are my legal rights in uk? Where can i get advice from?


rockybalboa Sat 06-Jul-13 21:50:48

Have you looked on the directgov website for advice?

LemonBreeland Sat 06-Jul-13 21:59:17

If you take 6 months off you have the right to return to your old position. If you take aml, up to a year then you have the right to return to a position on the same terms as you left on. Does not have to be the same role, but , ust be same terms ans conditions including pay.

FadBook Sat 06-Jul-13 22:06:15

Agree with lemonbreeland

You can get some specific advice on what to do to resolve from ACAS website and advice line. You may need to submit a grievance to your manager.

nailashoaib1981 Mon 08-Jul-13 10:17:06

thanks all of you. will look for advice

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