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Pregnancy and Maternity protection

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You have special protection at work during pregnancy and maternity.  This page provides information on your special protections, payment during the protected period and how to enforce your rights.
Your maternity rights fall into five categories:

Protection against unfavorable treatment or dismissal
Protection from discrimination
Paid time-off for antenatal care
Maternity Leave
Maternity pay

You may have a claim in the Employment Tribunal if your Employer breaches your rights under these five categories. These rights include the following;
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