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#9  Dec 07, 2012    email version


Can an Employer Unilaterally Terminate The Employment Contract With a Pregnant Female Employee?


The Company terminated the employment contract with the female employee for her violation of the rules of the staff handbook. But the female employee refused to accept this termination because she thought she was in the period of pregnancy and thus the Company had no right to unilaterally terminate her employment contract. This dispute reveals a common misconception that no matter in what case the employer has no right to unilaterally terminate the employment contract with female employees during pregnant period or within the maternity leave or post-natal period.

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