And there was already an awful lot of it. (That 30K per year figure is for the UK.)
Rosalind Bragg, director of the advice and campaigning group Maternity Action, says: “Before the crash, 30,000 women each year lost their jobs because of pregnancy discrimination. The situation has become much worse since the economic downturn. We see a lot of cases of pregnant women and women on maternity leave who are selected for redundancy because of their pregnancy.”
For more, go here.
(Thanks, Mr Jender!)