, along with most employment rights within the UAE are governed by the UAE Labour Law.
In addition, it examines Health and Labour Ministry policies from 1910 to 2010, administrative and judicial case law on labour legislation and maternity rights
, and legislative debates on labour and maternity rights
The fact is, we only got this massive expansion of affordable childcare, maternity rights
, paternity rights, flexible working and action on domestic violence when we had a very large number of women ministers.
EMPLOYMENT specialists are warning about key changes to the law governing sex discrimination and maternity rights
Can you provide maternity rights
above the statutory minimum to encourage current employees to return after a break?
New Maternity rights
will now allow mothers to have nine months paid maternity leave from April 2007, and a year from 2009.
It includes the very latest information on topics such as parental leave, adoption leave and pay, paternity leave and pay, new maternity rights
, working time, the national minimum wage, as well as the Tax Credits Act 2002 and the Employment Act 2002.
If a 'worker', the individual has a right to be paid at least the national minimum wage and holiday pay, for example; and if an 'employee' the individual has a right to better maternity rights
, unfair dismissal and statutory redundancy rights, for example.
Sick pay, holiday pay and maternity rights
cannot be guaranteed under this deal.
"Thirdly, will workers' rights be guaranteed, holiday pay, maternity rights
, the things that we all have come to take for granted, are they guaranteed or are they all at risk?
Many employers are not doing enough to look after you and when everything is being cut in the name of austerity, pregnancy and maternity rights
are the first thing to disappear.
TORY leadership hopeful Andrea Leadsom once called for the minimum wage and maternity rights
to be axed as she demanded "scrapping the entire burden of regulation on micro-businesses".