Maternity leave letter (EE003)

Use this letter to notify your employer of your pregnancy and to provide them with the information legally required before taking maternity leave and, if relevant, addtional maternity leave. It is important that you make this notification in writing, even if you have verbally notified your employer. This letter is not suitable, however, for women entitled to contractual maternity leave stipluated in a contract of employment given that the conditions attaching to it may be different to those governing State maternity leave entitlement.

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Employment - family matters

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