£25k payout | Boss called pregnant worker 'pathetic' for taking 5 minute break

Boss called pregnant worker 'pathetic' for taking 5 minute break

A care home worker has been awarded £25,000 after her boss called her "pathetic" for needing a five minute break.

Wales Online reports that an employment tribunal was told Anna Burns, who was four months away from giving birth, asked to take a short tea break while working at a care home in Kent, only to told she was "treating her pregnancy as an excuse not to pull her weight".

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