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15 March 2017

India: Maternity leave rule could worsen pregnancy discrimination

Author: Amrita Mukherjee, Asia Times

In a landmark bill passed on March 9 in the Lok Sabha, lower house of the Indian Parliament, maternity leave for women in the organized sector has been increased from 12 weeks to 26...Although even before the bill was passed companies such as Airtel...

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3 March 2017
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Author: Anne de Guigné, Le Figaro (France)

« La class action, nouvelle arme pour lutter en France contre la discrimination au travail », 27 février 2017...

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26 January 2017

UK: Govt. commits to tackle pregnancy discrimination in the workplace

Author: Rowena Mason, Guardian (UK)

"'Zero tolerance' for pregnancy discrimination in workplace – minister", 26 Jan 2017...

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13 January 2017

Ireland: Labour rights groups demonstrate against Fyffes over anti-union actions in Central America

Author: Fresh Fruit Portal

"Labor rights groups plan Fyffes protest over anti-union actions in Central America", 13 Jan 2017...

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9 January 2017

UK: Govt. agency calls on hospitality industry to combat workplace pregnancy discrimination

Author: Ruth Wyatt, Caterer (UK)

"Calls for hospitality industry to join businesses against pregnancy in workplace discrimination", 6 Jan 2017...

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29 December 2016

Commentary: How the world of work & workers' rights changed in the UK in 2016

Author: Sarah Shearman, Guardian (UK)

"How the world of work changed in 2016", 28 Dec 2016...

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30 November 2016

UK: Pregnancy discrimination can be addressed by improving access to information for employers & employees, says report

Author: BBC News (UK)

"Pregnancy discrimination report suggests 'half of women' affected", 29 Nov 2016...

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28 October 2016

UK: Report finds discrimination against pregnant employees to be damaging to employer

Author: Monique Ebell, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, on MumsNet

"Discriminating against pregnant women harms employers as well as mothers", 27 Oct 2016...

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10 October 2016

USA: Govt. agency sues flower co. for allegedly not reinstating employees after maternity leave

Author: Mark Iandolo, Legal News Line (USA)

"EEOC targets Dash Dreams Plant for allegedly violating Pregnancy Discrimination Act", 7 Oct 2016...

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27 September 2016

Qatar: Nepali worker sues Staff Source International for unfair dismissal due to pregnancy, company maintains stance

Author: Riham Sheble, Doha News (Qatar)

"Expat sues Qatar employer after she was fired for being pregnant", 15 Sep 2016...

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