Women think bosses will treat them with prejudice.
Many young mothers fear the need to return to work after maternity leave, according to British sociologists
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"New moms often want or just need to go back to work," says Belinda Phipps of the Board of Trustees for Childbirth, who commissioned the survey. - Despite all the changes in the he althcare system that help women return to work after maternity leave, despite the rather strict laws that restrict the rights of employers in relation to employees on maternity leave, the reality is still bleak. A lot of women think they will be treated with prejudice by their bosses because they haven't been to work in months.”
British laws are on the side of mothers. Women raising a child under the age of 16 have the right to demand more flexible working hours from their superiors.
"Many bosses see pregnant employees as a problem," says Sarah Jackson of Working Families. “But it shouldn't be like that. Most new moms want to go back to work. They want to be treated professionally. We need to come up with a solution that satisfies both sides.”
Source:The Daily Telegraph