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Suspension on maternity grounds

Maternity Suspension

Suspension on grounds of maternity is covered in sections 66 to 68 of the Employment Rights Act 1996. Section 66(1) says that maternity suspension is when a woman who is pregnant, has recently given birth or is breastfeeding is suspended from work by her employer because of a relevant requirement or relevant recommendation. This page provides information on your legal right to maternity  suspension pay and how to enforce your rights if your employer refuses to pay it.

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