Maternity leave or leave due to risk during pregnancy count for receipt of incentives
In the space of a few days, the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Count handed down judgments declaring business practices that do not take into consideration the time a worker is on maternity leave (maternity leave proper or leave due to risk during pregnancy) to be discriminatory.
The Supreme Court, in its recent judgment of January 10, 2017, analyzed a case in which the system of incentives established at the company considered the period during which a worker was on leave due to maternity to be absence when calculating the incentive. Thus workers who had been on maternity leave did not receive any amount whatsoever in the form of incentives during their first month back and only began to receive them in the month immediately following their return.
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