Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Editor: Tracy A. Thomas
University of Akron School of Law

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Biggest Basis for Discrimination in Australia: Pregnancy

PREGNANCY has overtaken disability as the top discrimination complaint in Australian workplaces.

And more people believe their family responsibilities see them treated differently by their bosses.

The Fair Work Ombudsman has revealed more women complained to them of poor treatment because of pregnancy in 2012-13, topping the former key gripe of discrimination because of physical or mental disability.

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