Women and Equalities Committee

Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Report published on 31 August 2016; Government Response published on 26 January 2017.

Report and Government Response

The Women and Equalities Committee 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 and safety practices, preventing discriminatory redundancies and an increase in protection for casual, agency and zero-hours workers.

Terms of reference: Pregnancy and Maternity Discrimination

Publications

Read all transcripts, written evidence and other material related to the pregnancy and maternity discrimination inquiry

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