Can I be sacked because I am pregnant?

No, if you are dismissed because you are pregnant, this is automatically an unfair dismissal. It is also unlawful sex and pregnancy discrimination. It is unlawful no matter how long you have been working, or how many hours you work.

Note: This content is provided as general background information and should not be taken as legal advice or financial advice for your particular situation. Make sure to get individual advice on your case from your union, a source on our free help page or an independent financial advisor before taking any action.

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