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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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Nearly three quarters of parents know a mum who has faced workplace discrimination

Nearly three quarters of parents know a mum who has faced workplace discrimination

Some 73% of parents know a colleague who has faced discrimination for being a working mum and 21% have faced discrimination themselves, according to a Workingmums.co.uk poll.…

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