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Maternity and paternity rights and obligations in veterinary practice - a guide for employees, locum workers, and employers

How long is maternity leave? How will it affect my pay and will my job be held open? These are typical of the many questions that may cross your mind about parenthood and employment.

This guide has been designed to give employers, employees, and locum workers easy access to clear information on maternity, paternity, and adoption rights, outlining the rights and responsibilities related to pregnancy at work.

You will find information about leave and pay, health & safety which includes a risk assessment template tailored to veterinary practice, and a selection of supporting FAQs providing details on complex topics.

Updated: 2015      
Edition: 2      
Publisher: BVA 
Number of pages: 36      
Format: PDF


It covers:

  • specific vet employee or employer information
  • infographic timelines
  • health and safety considerations
  • frequently asked questions
  • useful links


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