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Q&A - Can employer demote me for taking maternity leave during probation period?

Q: I was promoted to a new position within the Civil Service which was subject to a two-year probationary period. I went on maternity leave within the two-year period and have now received a letter which says that I am now being demoted as I have failed to complete my probationary period within the allowed time. Can my employers do this?

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