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|Pregnancy is too often a significant ‘bump’ in a woman’s career path|
|The Women and Equalities Committee has called for UK women to have protections similar to those in Germany after a 'shocking' increase in workplace pregnancy discrimination over the past decade. MPs demand urgent action, calling on the Government to publish ‘an ambitious, detailed plan within the next two years or risk a further rise in pregnant women and mothers being forced out of their work’. Recommendations include changes to health & safety practices, preventing discriminatory redundancies and an increase in protection for casual, agency & zero-hours workers.|