Pregnant Pause: An International Legal Analysis of Maternity Discrimination

1st Edition

Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter

Routledge
Published June 28, 2010
Reference - 388 Pages
ISBN 9780754678472 - CAT# Y238225

USD$170.00

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Summary

Maternity Discrimination is an ever increasingly important area of the law around the world, affecting both women and men as they juggle parenthood and the workplace. Pregnant Pause provides readers with a better understanding of the issue of maternity discrimination and inequality by looking at the primary role of legislation, and its impact on the court process at both national and international levels for those suffering maternity discrimination. It also discusses the two most important trade agreements of our day - namely the North American Free Trade Agreement and the European Union Treaty - in a historical and compelling analysis of maternity discrimination and employment. By providing a detailed examination of the relationship between maternity issues in the workplace and the law, the book will be an important read for all those concerned with equality.

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