HR.BLR.com (05/14/12) Tiffany S. Fordyce
To prevent potential problems in the workplace, companies need to implement a comprehensive written maternity policy for expectant and new mothers. The policy should cover the length of maternity leave available; who the employee should contact in case of any pregnancy- and leave-related issues; how much advance notice is required to begin maternity leave and how the notice should be documented; how the Family and Medical Leave Act interacts with maternity leave; and what accommodations the company will offer to new mothers. The policy should treat employees consistently and treat pregnancy-related issues like other medical issues. Companies should also keep in mind that pregnancy-related disabilities can require compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act.
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