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Maternity/Vacation

Can my place of employment use my time off as a reason to not give me my vacation at my yearly renewal of vacation. They are saying since i didn't work the whole year because i took time off for my maternity that they wont give me my yearly vacation now that its due.

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    illegal in the UK....! You are still employed while on Mat leave therefore you accrue vacation.

  • Fairygodboss member

    If they're saying you get no vacation, that doesn't sound right. If they're saying you have a reduced amount of vacation, that doesn't sound unusual - you'll need to consult your employer's written policies around vacation accrual and leave time.

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