Pregnant and Screwed: Working to end the Motherhood Penalty

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We are joined by Joeli Brearley, Founder at Pregnant Then Screwed.


  • What is the motherhood penalty and how it’s affecting mothers in the workplace

  • Joeli’s experience of been sacked the day after announcing she was 4 months pregnant

  • How HR can better support parents that are returning to work

  • Why 30% of employers avoid hiring mothers of child bearing age

  • How Pregnant and Screwed support mothers with tribunals

  • The resources and help available to parents affected by workplace discrimination

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