Government backs new law to help pregnant women and new parents stay in work.

Gov.UK press release
21st October 2022

A new government-backed law will offer pregnant women and new parents greater protection against redundancy. New legal powers will help to counter workplace discrimination, particularly when new parents return to work. It follows a government consultation on these proposals which found evidence of new parents facing prejudice in the workplace, with an estimated 54,000 women a year feeling they have to leave their jobs due to pregnancy or maternity discrimination.

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