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Is a pregnant worker required to disclose her pregnancy to her employer?

Verified 19 July 2022 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

No, you don't have to inform your employer of your pregnancy status.

If you wish, you can reveal at any time to your employer your state of pregnancy. You can inform him in writing or verbally.

During this information, your pregnancy should be justified by a medical certificate.

You can't benefit legal rights and conventional (if any), until you've informed your employer.

These rights may include, for example:


you must inform your employer before you leave in maternity leave.

Video: Should you tell your employer or future employer that you are pregnant?

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