Women and Equalities Committee report on workplace pregnancy discrimination

The Women and Equalities Committee published its report on Pregnancy and maternity discrimination on 31 August 2016, calling for UK women to have protections similar to those in Germany after a ‘shocking’ increase in workplace pregnancy discrimination over the past decade.

Background information:
In March 2016, the Women and Equalities Select Committee launched an inquiry to ask why has pregnancy and maternity discrimination has worsened over the past decade.