Equality Commission to research maternity discrimination
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has announced that it will be undertaking a comprehensive research project into the scale of pregnancy and maternity discrimination in the workplace. The EHRC press release says there is a need for up-to-date evidence on the extent, causes and effects of pregnancy and maternity discrimination…
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