TITLE

How to…manage pregnancy in the workplace

AUTHOR(S)
Davies, Charlotte
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
People Management;3/22/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issue of pregnancy in the workplace. It mentions the new regulations of the British Work and Families Act 2006 which is scheduled to take effect on April 1, 2007. The law encourages organisations to listen to their female employees so they can effectively manage pregnancy in the workplace. It also reminds employers that each individual pregnancy always has a different case.
ACCESSION #
37793757

 

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