Our expert says:
re: Maternity Leave
You need to declare a dispute with the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) or the Bargaining Council if there is one in your industry, as soon as possible. This normally should be done within 30 days of you discovering the unfairness. An employer cannot change the terms and conditions of employment whilst you are away on maternity leave and unilaterly.
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