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Helpline report shows high levels of maternity discrimination

Family support charity Working Families has published a report into calls made to its helpline in 2012.

The report shows that for the third successive year there have been high levels of maternity discrimination – the issue is raised in almost 10% of all calls – reinforcing recent research that this is a major and growing problem.

The report also draws attention to the unpicking of flexible working arrangements by employers with little consideration of the impact on family life. Childcare costs remain a key concern for parents, particularly for families with disabled children.

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