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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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Labour pledges to abolish tribunal fees

Labour pledges to abolish tribunal fees

A Labour government would abolish the current employment tribunal fees regime, the shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna told the TUC annual conference this week.…

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Male experts outnumber female ones by four to one on news

Male experts outnumber female ones by four to one on news

Male experts still outnumber female experts by a ratio of four to one on flagship news programmes, according to a new report.…

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Employment tribunal claims fall following introduction of fees

Employment tribunal claims fall following introduction of fees

The number of employees making claims against their employer fell dramatically in August following the introduction of a new fee intended to slash the cost of running the Employment Tribunal Service, a leading law firm has claimed.…

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A quarter of working mums feel they have been discriminated against

A quarter of working mums feel they have been discriminated against

One in four mums who have returned to work believe they have been subjected to discrimination, either before or after the birth of their child, according to a survey.…

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