HR & Employment Law Insights

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5 Steps Employers Should Take When an Employee Informs Them They Are Pregnant

This is a subject that affects many of us, and it is the same concerns that always comes up. Will you be getting reduced hours when you return? What does it look like in the future? This can be extremely unsettling for families. It is also a very daunting time personally, and it is important as a manager to support your employee. It can be as easy as having procedures in place.

 

Having become a dad again earlier this year, I know the impact this has on people and it's important employers consider this.  You can also check out our video on this subject by clicking here 

Pregnant employees sometimes need additional support

Any workplace needs to ensure that there are policies in place to protect pregnant employees and ensure that the organisation is likewise protected from unnecessary litigation and tribunal cases brought by parents-to-be whose employers have fallen foul of the law.