36. Right to return to work

Past version: effective from 14/06/2015 - 13/06/2015
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(1) An Employer shall not, because of an Employee's pregnancy, maternity leave or paternity leave —
(a) terminate the employment; or
(b) change the position or condition of employment without the Employee's prior written consent.
(2) An Employee has the right to return to work at the end of maternity leave granted under section 33 to the same role or a suitable alternative on the same terms and conditions, and with same seniority rights she would have had, had she not taken maternity leave.
(3) An Employee has the right to return to work at the end of paternity leave granted under section 35 to the same role and with same seniority rights he would have had, had he not taken paternity leave.