Pregnancy and parental leave

A useful guide for working parents is available at supportingworkingparents.gov.au. This Guide covers when you need to tell your employer that you are preganant, rights and restrictions around pregnancy, returning to work and parental leave.

The Law Handbook chapter on discrimination has a specific section dealing with pregnancy discrimination.

General protections under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) also provide protections against discrimination in this area.

Pregnancy and parental leave  :  Last Revised: Tue Feb 16th 2016
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