Pregnancy discrimination is on the rise

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!)

2 thoughts on “Pregnancy discrimination is on the rise

  1. godammit! Going back to the old days, when teachers who got pregnant had to quite so as not to corrupt the kiddies? I thought we had gotten way past that nonsense!

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