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How HR can prevent gender discrimination

Throughout the lockdown period parents have had to juggle working life with their children at home, meaning day-to-day work tasks may have been interrupted.

However, for one employee based in California, it all took a turn for the worst. It seems her boss grew increasingly agitated by her children disrupting work calls, as she alleged that she was fired over this type of incident. Since HR Grapevine published the story, it has been reported that the employee has filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming she was fired after complaining that her boss harassed her because he did not like that she had to care for her children during the day. According to reports, she is suing the firm for gender discrimination and harassment, and wrongful termination.

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