1946 - Act (1945:844) regarding the prohibition of employees' dismissal due to marriage or pregnancy, etc.

Policy Field: 
Family & Children
Topic: 
Maternity Protection
Country: 
Major Implications of the Reform: 

An employer may not dismiss a female employee for reasons connected with her being pregnant or having given birth. A woman taking leave from work in connection with childbirth does not constitute ground for dismissal, provided the leave is recent and the period of leave does not exceed six months.