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Is it a bad look to put in your notice after coming back from a maternity leave? Would it burn bridges or not a big deal?

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I've seen mothers get fired just after getting back from maternity leave, so...

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No big deal. Just do it. Also congrats!

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Assume this is fairly common as months of reflection and a life changing event changes your perspective on work life balance and what’s important.

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I just did this with paternity leave - depends on the firm - some may have a payback clause. For mine it was sadness and disappointment from leadership but they weren’t close to matching a competing offer

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Seen one do it. It wasn't the best look but it was also not a big deal.

My sibling is planning to do this i think.

If someone does this will they be asked to leave immediately even if they are ready to serve the full notice period after rejoining from maternity leave ?

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