Childless employees pick up the slack for workers with families

Childless employees pick up the slack for workers with families

Two thirds of childless women aged 28 to 40 feel that they are expected to work longer hours, according to a report compiled by PwC and Business in the Community.

In fact, “singlism” a term coined by Bella DePaulo, a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, to describe the stigmatisation and discrimination against singles in the workplace, is receiving an increased attention by researchers – BBC reports.

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