Issue date
02 Dec 2014

The Pregnancy Test: Ending Discrimination at Work for New Mothers

Download The Pregnancy Test report (PDF)

This TUC report says pregnancy and motherhood can seriously affect a woman’s career. Around a quarter of women don’t return to work after maternity leave, and one in six of the mums who do go back, change jobs because their employer won’t allow them to work reduced or flexible hours. It identifies ten ways pregnant women and new mothers are mistreated at work and five things that need to change.