A former Denbighshire teacher say she felt discriminated against by her employers after her contract was terminated just weeks after she applied for maternity leave.
Rebecca Raven was awarded over £30,000 after an employment tribunal found that Howell's School in Denbigh was guilty of unfair dismissal.She says businesses should take on the best person for the job regardless of whether they need to take time off for maternity leave.
More than a quarter of mothers in the UK feel discriminated against at work, according to a new OnePoll survey. A third said they found it impossible to climb the career ladder and just over half said their employer could do more to support working mums.
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