You remain employed on the same terms and conditions of employment and to return to work on the same terms and conditions of employment, or terms not to your detriment.
You are entitled to not be discriminated against i.e. treated unfavourably because you are pregnant or on maternity leave.
You are entitled to not be subject to detrimental treatment for being pregnant, seeking to take, taking or having taken these forms of leave.
You are also entitled to not be dismissed because you are pregnant, seeking to take, taking or having taken these forms of leave.
During maternity or adoption leave you are entitled to make use of up to 10 Keeping in Touch days or 20 In Touch days for shared parental leave, to allow you to attend work as normal and be paid as normal for these days. The timing of these days is something you must agree with your employer, but there is no obligation on you to take these days.
If your employer commences a redundancy procedure impacting on your role during your period of leave, you are entitled to be told about this and to be consulted with about the procedure. If there is a suitable alternative role you are entitled to be placed in this role with priority over other employees affected by the redundancy procedure.