Calls for help for working mums

More than a quarter of mothers in the UK feel discriminated against at work, according to a new OnePoll survey. Rebecca Raven was dismissed from a Denbigh school just weeks after applying for maternity leave.

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'Unacceptable' for women to have to chose between work and family - NCT

A national parents' charity says it's "unacceptable" that women are still still having to chose between having a family and a career.

It is shocking to see so many parents being treated unfairly by their employer. In this day and age it's unacceptable that women still have to choose between having a baby and having a career, yet without proper support from employers, for too many this is the reality.

Forward thinking employers realised long ago that supporting parents increases productivity and avoids the loss of skilled and experienced staff. It's about time the rest of UK business joined the 21st century.

– NCT spokesperson

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