Pregnancy Discrimination Brings Out The Mummies

Attention must be paid! The Mummies are marching!

Huh?

“Becoming a mother is the single most damaging thing you can do to your career,” wrote a UK woman in the Telegraph a year ago. “It has been four years since I lost my job for daring to procreate. My employer told me, by voicemail, that my contract was being pulled, the day after I had informed her I was pregnant.”

I just posted in Above the Law that “women in Britain decided to make a stand and organized ‘March of the Mummies.’  It was organized by a group called Pregnant Then Screwed.”

Read my entire ATL post here.

 

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Richard Cohen

Richard B. Cohen is a partner in the New York City office of FisherBroyles, LLP, a national law firm. Richard Cohen has litigated and arbitrated complex corporate, commercial and employment disputes for more than 35 years, and is a trusted advisor to business owners and in-house counsel both in the United States and internationally. His clients have included Fortune 100 companies, domestic and foreign commercial and investment banks, Pacific-rim corporations and real estate development companies, as well as start-up businesses throughout the United States. Email Richard at [email protected]