Maternity protection

Are you pregnant and would like advice on your rights in the workplace? The Labour Inspectorate will be happy to answer your questions about the protection of your health during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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There are legal provisions for expectant mothers concerning reasonable work during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

We will gladly advise you about

  • the obligations of your business concerning maternity protection
  • the hazardous and arduous work you should avoid during pregnancy
  • the optimal organisation of working hours for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding

Further important information regarding pregnancy and the breastfeeding period at the workplace

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