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Pregnant workers' statutory rights: (1) pre-delivery antenatal examinations as paid time-off, (2) typically 14 weeks of material leave, (3) employment contract preservation during maternity leave, (4) normal sickpay rate payment during maternity leave, and (5) no pregnancy-related cause for dismissal.
By Henry Campbell Black
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Sarah Tittle Bolton
- An American poet; born Newport, Ky., Dec. 18, 1815; died in Ind., Aug. 4, 1893. She is known for her patriotic and war poems, including: "Paddle Your Own Canoe"; "Left on the Battlefield"; etc. "Poems"(New York, 1865; Indianapolis, 1886).