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Dealing with inappropriate comments made by line manager to pregnant employee

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 1 February 2019
Hannah McGrath
O'Reilly Stewart

Q: I’m currently six months’ pregnant. My line manager has made inappropriate comments about medical appointments and going home early. How should I deal with this?

Hannah: Yeah. I think these are the ones that we see in the headlines, more often than not, the shocking comments that get said to women during their pregnancy or whilst on maternity leave. A couple of recent examples have been the Finvola McMullan one and China Garden, where the employee was basically asked how long it would take before she could get rid of her baby and there wasn’t paid maternity leave or sick leave while she

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Hannah McGrath
O'Reilly Stewart

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