URGENT - Claims in relation to accrued maternity leave

16 November 2010


Dear Colleagues

URGENT - Claims in relation to accrued maternity leave

Further to the information provided on the poster sent to schools at the start of the session, the Association now additionally advises as follows.

In order to protect the position of members who were on maternity leave during leave year 1/9/09 to 31/8/10 with regard to the accrual of leave during maternity leave, such members are advised to contact the Association as soon as possible if they have not already done so.

Members should provide as much information as possible, including:-

  • Full name:
  • Home address:
  • Date of birth:
  • Dates of maternity leave:
  • Current post:
  • Period of appointment:
  • Current salary:
  • Any contact with the employer regarding the right to the accrual of leave during the period of maternity leave itself:


For those who may have claims, further information will be required in order for a claim to be prepared for the Employment Tribunal.   The Association has determined to lodge such claims not later than 30 November 2010.   To achieve this please respond not later than 23 November 2010

Members should write to the General Secretary or email to

Yours sincerely


General Secretary