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Mothers face discrimination at work

April 11th, 2014

Episode 33 of 157 episodes

Did you experience discrimination in the work place when you announced you were pregnant? No, well look at the mother sitting next to you because she probably did. In your mothers group of five women, Australian statistics just released show that one of your mothers has lost her job because she had a baby. These are terrible findings in a country where discrimination is considered illegal. Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick has just completed Australia's first survey into Australia's working mothers and their experiences of discrimination at work, the results are terrifying.

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