If you have taken official maternity leave then you can return to your work without any issue after completion of the maternity leave period. In India, women employees will get a maximum of 26 weeks of maternity leave.
If your company hasn’t provided any such benefit (or) if you were eligible for maternity leave (or) if you resigned from your job then you have to request your employer about rejoining.
Here are sample rejoining request letter formats after maternity leave.
Rejoining Letter Letter After Maternity Leave (Format 1)
Sub: Rejoining work after maternity leave.
I am ___________(your name), employee of your company working as a __________(your designation) and ___________(department).
I have been on maternity leave for the last six months, my leave will end on ______(Last date of maternity), so I would like to return to my work on ________(return date).
Please give your approval to rejoin in my work, and I shall be grateful to you in this regard.
Rejoining Letter After Maternity Leave (Format 2)
Sub: Joining intimation after maternity leave.
I am writing to inform you that my maternity leave will end on ______(last date of maternity leave), and I would like to return to my work on _______(date of return).
Also, I would like to thank the management of the company for their support during my maternity time, I will be always grateful for that.
Rejoining Letter After Maternity Leave – Incase of Resign (Format 3)
Sub: Application for rejoining after maternity leave.
My name is ______________(your name), worked in your company as a _________(your designation) and ____________(department).
A few months back, I resigned from my job due to a pregnancy. Now my health is good and I want to rejoin.
I am hardworking, dedicated, and have experience as a ____________(your job designation), so please give me an opportunity to rejoin my work.
Keeping the view of my financial condition this job is so important to me, I hope you consider my request.
How to Write a Rejoining Letter After Maternity Leave
- Address the letter to your manager / HR / CEO / concerned authority in your office.
- Write date and place on the letter.
- Write the subject line as rejoining request (or) application for rejoining work (or) intimation of rejoining work.
- If you are not familiar with your company then write your name, and designation.
- Mention the end date of your maternity leave and the date on which you want to return to the work.
- Finally end the letter by saying thanking you.
Is joining letter maternity after maternity leave?
Not mandatory but It is better to intimate your employer (or) HR department before rejoining the work, after maternity leave.
When should I return after maternity leave?
Exactly after 26 weeks (182 calendar days) from the date of taking the leave.
Will Sundays and public holidays be included in maternity leave?
Yes, you need to include them in maternity leave i.e in 26 weeks of maternity leave even Sundays and holidays will also be included.
What happens if I don’t come back to work after maternity leave?
If you don’t return to work without any intimation, then your company will terminate you from your job.
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