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Pregnancy, parental leave and returning to work

A new resource has been developed to explain to employees and to employers what their rights and obligations are when an employee is pregnant, taking maternity leave or returning to work.

A new resource has been developed to explain to employees and to employers what their rights and obligations are when an employee is pregnant, taking maternity leave or returning to work.

See Australian Government—Supporting working parents.

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