Maternity leave policy: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02956
Date received: 1 December 2017
Date responded: 6 December2017

Information requested

'Under FOI could you please provide me with the Maternity leave policy for Scottish Government staff.'


This reply covers those staff in Scottish Government core and a number of other bodies listed at Annex A (the Scottish Government Main (SGM) bargaining unit). The staff in these organisations share common terms and conditions of emplopyment and are those where the Scottish Government supplies a payroll service.

The terms of the SGM maternity leave policy are detailed at Annex B.

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FoI-17-02956 - Annexes A and B.pdf


Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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