Notifying Employees of Vacancies During Maternity LeavePosted in : Equality Law Decisions on 9 September 2019
While an employee is on maternity leave they will usually have little or any contact with their employer. In this article, Sinead Morgan, Senior Associate in the Employment Team at DWF discusses a recent case which provides some guidance on an Employers obligations to notify an employee of any vacancies arising while they are on maternity leave.
A recent case highlights the obligations placed on an employer to engage with employees on maternity leave in relation to promotion opportunities.
The Legal Position
Section 6(1) of the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015 ("the Equality
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