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Pregnancy and maternity discrimination

Treating a job applicant or employee unfavourably because of pregnancy, pregnancy-related illness or maternity leave is discrimination and unlawful under the Equality Act 2010. See also Discrimination at work Pregnancy and Maternity Protection Breastfeeding at work Antenatal Appointments Paternity Leave and Pay Shared Parental Leave Pay Automatically Unfair reasons for Dismissal Maternity Suspension