Leaked memo | Google HR at centre of alleged pregnancy discrimination

Google HR at centre of alleged pregnancy discrimination

According to Citizens Advice, if an employee is treated unfairly because they are pregnant, breastfeeding or have recently given birth, then this may be classed as an act of discrimination.

Under the 2010 Equality Act, this type of discrimination is termed pregnancy and maternity discrimination. While it is unlawful, employees at one firm have come forward in an anonymous memo alleging that their employer has a ‘problem with pregnant employees’.

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