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Download and work through this checklist on checking eligibility for maternity leave and statutory maternity pay.

 

Checklist

Maternity leave and pay eligibility

Maternity leave and pay eligibility

Maternity leave and pay elgibility checklist

This checklist should be used to assess whether an employee is eligible for maternity leave and statutory maternity pay. Please note that entitlement to ordinary and additional maternity leave is a ‘day one’ right for all employees; all pregnant employees are entitled to 26 weeks’ ordinary maternity leave (OML) and 26 weeks’ additional maternity leave (AML) regardless of their length of service.