Employment of pregnant and nursing women Reporting Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Employers shall immediately notify the competent body that:

1. if a woman has indicated that

(a) that she is pregnant;

(b) that she is breastfeeding, unless he has already notified the supervisory authority of that woman's pregnancy, or

2. if it is intended to employ a pregnant or nursing woman

(a) until 10 p.m.;

(b) on Sundays and public holidays, or

(c) with timed work.

Documents may be required. Please contact the appropriate body.

A form is provided for the notification.

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Anyone who intentionally or negligently does not notify the supervisory authority, correctly or not in good time, acts in an administrative manner. The offence may be punishable by a fine of up to EUR 50 000.

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  • § 27 Mutterschutzgesetz (MuSchG)

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