18 Pregnancy and maternity discrimination: work cases
Equality Act 2010 | Legislation

18  Pregnancy and maternity discrimination: work cases

(1)     This section has effect for the purposes of the application of Part 5 (work) to the protected characteristic of pregnancy and maternity.

(2)     A person (A) discriminates against a woman if, in the protected period in relation to a pregnancy of hers, A treats her unfavourably—

(a)     because of the pregnancy, or

(b)     because of illness suffered by her as a result of it.

(3)     A person (A) discriminates against a woman if A treats her unfavourably because she is on compulsory maternity leave.

(4)     A person (A) discriminates against a woman if A treats

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