Maternity Leave

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

One in three breastfeeding workers have expressed milk in staff toilets

One in three breastfeeding workers have expressed milk in staff toilets

One in three breastfeeding workers have expressed milk in staff toilets

One in three breastfeeding mothers have been forced to use a toilet when they express milk after returning to work, according to a survey.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Shared parental leave: 'I would've fought my husband tooth and nail to stay at home', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Shared parental leave: 'I would've fought my husband tooth and nail to stay at home', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia says she wouldn't have let her husband stay at home with their baby

The Government is promoting shared parental leave as the current take-up is thought to be as low as 2%

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Pregnancy discrimination: 'We don't have teeth that can really bite and make employers think twice', says MP

Pregnancy discrimination: Maria Miller demands tougher measures 'to make employers think twice'

Maria Miller demands tougher measures on pregnancy discrimination

Miller, chair of Parliament's Women and Equalities Committee, conducted a report which showed huge amounts of discrimination towards pregnant women and new mothers

Pregnancy discrimination: 'There's often a pattern of treatment that begins', lawyer reveals

Pregnancy discrimination: Women advised to keep a diary

Women advised to keep a diary to guard against pregnancy discrimination

Lawyer Claire Dawson gave her advice after a report found more than one in 10 pregnant women and new mothers face workplace discrimination