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Women will have to wait 71 years for pay equity, says ILO

Women will have to wait 71 years for pay equity, says ILO

Women have only become marginally better off with respect to equality at work in the last two decades and at the current rate pay equity between women and men will not be achieved before 2086, according to the International Labour Organisation.…

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Majority of women feel taking maternity leave will harm their career, says survey

Majority of women feel taking maternity leave will harm their career, says survey

Almost two thirds of women feel that taking maternity leave will have a negative effect on their career prospects at their current workplace, according to a survey by law firm Michael Lewin.…

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Pregnancy: the happiest time of your life or the end of career progression?

Pregnancy: the happiest time of your life or the end of career progression?

Lawyer Crystal Bolton on discrimination against pregnant women and what can be done to counter it.…

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Changing shift patterns - the new legislation

Changing shift patterns - the new legislation

Louise Paull of Lawbite explains employment rights for shift workers.…

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Discrimination risk of shared parental leave

Discrimination risk of shared parental leave

Employers who currently offer enhanced maternity pay but don’t plan to offer the same to parents under the new shared parental leave system may find themselves facing claims of indirect sex discrimination, a recent legal webinar heard.…

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