You give it in writing about pregnancy and mention that you had verbally informed so and so about the medical condition.ey are doing illegal act and therefore they want resignation from you as a cover.
You should not give any resignation letter under any circumstances.
If the company troubles you,tell them that you will be forced to go legal.Company will be aware that th
I am extremely sorry to state that after the recent amendment to Maternity Benefit Act enhancing the Maternity Benefit Leave from 12 weeks to 26 weeks most of the employers have started intimidating the pregnant woman employee at their whims and fancy. They force the employee to resign due to one pretext or the other. This attitude is now very common particular in IT Sector. I have come across with couple of cases in the High Court Madras and also with Labour Office in Hyderabad involving Companies like TCS, Verizon.
These type of cases are coming up daily.
You mentioned that you have informed your superior about your pregnancy. I hope you might have submitted the supporting documents (confirming your pregnancy report by the Doctor)
The cash stress expressed by the Management may be an excuse.
Either they can terminate your service or they will force you to resign.
In any case you have to approach the appropriate legal Forum (the Labour Commissioner) for justice.
S. G. Management Services
(PAN INDIA Consultant – Labour Law Compliance,
PF, ESI, P Tax, Benefit Management &
POSH COMPLIANCE) - KOLKATA