ACTU: Pregnancy discrimination highlights need for changes to workplace laws

The Human Rights Commission’s report into pregnancy and return to work highlights the need for the Government to strengthen workplace laws to stop discrimination against women at work. “The ACTU and unions requested this review because growing numbers of our members tell us they are being discriminated against at work during pregnancy, when they return […]

Employer discrimination shame – new survey

Unions say a shocking new survey proves more regulation is required to protect families as employers cannot be trusted not to discriminate. The Australian Human Rights Commission report, ‘National Review on Discrimination Related to Pregnancy, Parental Leave and Return to Work’, found discrimination around pregnancy and return to work is much worse than previously thought. […]

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