What can you do if your rights have been breached upon your return to work from maternity leave?
We have teamed up with Monaco Solicitors to create a series of videos to give you some advice about the steps you can take.
What is counted as maternity discrimination?
In this video we take a look at what constitutes maternity discrimination – and when you might have a case against your employers.
For more in depth information about discrimination and how it applies to employment law, click here.
How can you negotiate a settlement agreement?
When you feel you have been discriminated against it can take a lot of time and energy to fight it up to tribunal stage. You could try to negotiate a settlement agreement first, so that you are compensated for your treatment.
Monaco solicitors offer some advice about how, and when you should go about this.
For more in depth advice about settlement agreements click here
Can you legally be made redundant on maternity leave?
What are your employment rights in the UK?
Experts at Monaco Solicitors answer this question in the video. You can also find some useful information about maternity discrimination and letter templates for your use in the links below.
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