Discrimination | Worker forced to choose between motherhood and job

Worker forced to choose between motherhood and job

For many workers, pregnancy in the professional sector is a complicated and stressful issue. Policies vary wildly from company to company, as do stigmas around the concept of maternity leave.

Over the years, HR Grapevine has reported on an innumerable amount of cases in which women are discriminated against due to pregnancy and whilst the law is very clear about the right to care for your child and maintain your career, this hasn’t stopped some businesses making wildly illegal calls and even firing employees over their right to pregnancy.

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