Half of mothers and quarter of fathers suffer workplace discrimination after children

A landmark report released today by the sex discrimination commissioner has revealed almost 50 per cent of Australian mothers and more than a quarter of fathers and partners reported experiencing discrimination in the workplace at some point during pregnancy, parental leave or when they returned to work. Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick says the national survey of workers and employers has found indisputable evidence of widespread discrimination of pregnant women and their partners in all sectors and at all levels. MORE

"No group is immune": Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick.


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