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Pregnant and Working?

"Stay at home and claim benefits like other mums" - we're shocked to hear that these were the words of one manager to his employee after the birth of her child!

Women under 25 six times more likely to loose their jobs when having a baby according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission15% felt under pressure to hand their notice in.  One quarter said it had an effect on their health and stress levels.

The report also claims under-25s are often given unsuitable workloads, discouraged from attending antenatal appointments and suffer from more stress than other expectant mothers.

This doesn't have to be the case. Check out our advice on dealing with the challenge of maternity leave and rights for all mums here http://www.mumandworking.co.uk/flexible-working-advice/maternity-leave  and also pay a visit to the Equality and Human Rights section 'Power to the Bump' https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/power-bump, it contains loads of useful information to help you have a happy and healthy pregnancy in the workplace! It has been designed with young working mums like you in mind.

Other sources for help include:

ACAS

For general employment law advice and help with Early Conciliation.

0300 123 1100

Web: www.acas.org.uk

Equality Advisory Support Service

For information and advice about discrimination and equality law.

0808 800 0082

Web: www.equalityadvisoryservice.com

Health and Safety Executive

HMRC Employers’ Helpline

For queries about Statutory Adoption Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Paternity Pay:

Employers’ Helpline 0300 200 3200.

Employees’ Helpline 0300 200 3500.

Web: www.hse.gov.uk

HMRC Statutory pay guidance

In depth guidance for employers on paying and reclaiming Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Adoption Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay (birth and adoption) and Statutory Sick Pay.

Web: www.gov.uk/government/collections/statutory-pay

Insolvency Service Helpline

For queries about Statutory Adoption Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Shared Parental Pay when the employer is insolvent: 0300 056 0630.

Room BP 3202, Benton Park View, Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE98 1YS.

Web: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/insolvency-service

Maternity Action

Information and advice on employment rights and benefits.

Helpline: 0845 600 8533

Web: www.maternityaction.org.uk

Pregnant Then Screwed

They provide a free legal advice service for women experiencing pregnancy or maternity discrimination.

For free legal advice please call: 0161 930 5300

Monday to Friday 9am – 6pm

Or you can email: Advice@pregnantthenscrewed.com

If you would like to speak to someone outside of office hours then please email: Advice@pregnantthenscrewed.com and someone will call you back at a time convenient to you.

Web: www.pregnantthenscrewed.com

Royal College of Midwives

They provide workplace advice and support, professional and clinical guidance and information, and learning opportunities. RCM have recently produced a publication on pregnancy and maternity rights at work to provide guidance for midwives supporting working pregnant women, visit their website: rcm.org.uk/equality-and-diversity.

As well as the information we provide on these pages, you can get help and support from other organisations such Maternity Action, ACAS and Working Families here.

Statutory Payments Disputes Team

For queries about Statutory Adoption Pay, Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Shared Parental Pay when the employer is insolvent: 0300 056 0630.

Room BP 3202, Benton Park View, Longbenton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE98 1YS.

Web: www.hmrc.gov.uk/manuals/spmmanual/spm10155.htm

Working Families

For information and advice on flexible working and employment rights
Helpline: 0300 012 0312

Web: www.workingfamilies.org.uk/

Young Women’s Trust 

supporting and representing women aged 16-30 struggling to live on low or no pay in England and Wales and who are at risk of being trapped in poverty find them here youngwomenstrust.org. 

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