Charities warn against reduction in maternity leave

Lauren Higgs
Friday, May 4, 2012

A coalition of charities is calling on government not to reduce basic maternity leave from six months to 18 weeks, ahead of proposed legislation expected in the Queen's Speech next week.

Under proposals six weeks will be offered as "flexible parental leave". Image: Phil Adams
Under proposals six weeks will be offered as "flexible parental leave". Image: Phil Adams

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