• Recession has made Discrimination More Blatant and More Prevalent

    Pregnancy discrimination probe

    The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is to launch a £1m investigation into the discrimination faced by pregnant women and its impact on families and the economy. More than 9,000 pregnancy discrimination claims have been brought against UK employers since 2007 and there is evidence that the recession has made discrimination by employers more common and more blatant.

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