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Maternity rights

Maternity rights and entitlements available to teachers and support staff in schools and colleges. 

The NEU is committed to supporting you through your pregnancy, pregnancy loss, maternity leave, breastfeeding at work and returning to work after maternity.

Pregnant early years teacher

Being pregnant at work

The rights of pregnant teachers and support staff - to privacy and dignity at work, individual risk assessments, safe and fair working arrangements.

Breastfeeding woman

Breastfeeding women at work

How to help secure safety, privacy, dignity and equity for women who are breastfeeding on return to work from maternity leave.

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