Cite this page © WageIndicator 2020 - Mywage.co.za -, Find out more about Maternity Leave, and how you can contact the CCMA if you feel you have been unfairly dismissed or have a workplace complaint. This is also stated in the Labour Relations Act, Section 187(1)(e): “A dismissal is automatically unfair….. if the reason for the dismissal is the employee's pregnancy, intended pregnancy, or any reason related to her pregnancy.”.
Your job must be held for you. ... ” in the clause(s) as appropriate * Please delete the word(s) as inappropriate. You have this right from your first day of starting a job. This is illegal and goes against the South African Labour Relations Act (Basic Conditions of Employment Act ). You cannot be fired when you are on maternity leave. �(4k�~���Q�
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