Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace Assignment

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Running head:PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION AT WORKPLACEPREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION AT WORKPLACEName of the StudentName of the universityAuthor’s note
1PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION AT WORKPLACETable of ContentsBackground.................................................................................................................................................4Aims............................................................................................................................................................4Methods.......................................................................................................................................................4Results.........................................................................................................................................................5Discussion...................................................................................................................................................5Conclusion...................................................................................................................................................7List of questions..........................................................................................................................................9Feedback from the plan.............................................................................................................................10
2PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION AT WORKPLACEBackgroundWorkplace discrimination occurs when an employee is treated unfavourably due to his race, skincolour, gender, disability, age or religion, pregnancy, disability (Brac 2012). Pregnancy is normally ahappy event for most of the women. The news looks forward to sharing with people with whom shespends a significant time of her life, the co-workers (Mäkelä 2012). Pregnancy discrimination occurswhen an employer refuses to hire a woman because of her pregnancy or refuses to provide her with thebasic rights of pregnancy such as grant of maternity leave, reasonable workload, health insurances andequal access to benefits (Byron and Roscigno 2014). Pregnancy discrimination has been found to be oneof the common problems faced by most of the female employees in the corporate world (Cox 2012). Thusthe rationale for evaluating the feedback of pregnant women on this context is quite strong and stepsshould be taken such that the pregnant employees are treated same as other employees with disabilitiesfor crediting of seniority, vacation calculation, increment and temporary disability benefits (Brac 2012).AimsThe aim of this report is to evaluate and analyze the interview taken from the victims ofworkplace discrimination, due to pregnancy.MethodsPrimary data was collected for the research.2 participants were chosen for the interview,toelucidate the perspectives and the views to in a comprehensive and a detailed manner. Both theparticipants belonged to, two different workplace. One of the participants Mrs. X worked in a clerical postin a public bank and Mrs Y worked as a human resource manager in a repudiated marketing company.Open ended questions were asked to each of the participants in separate. The feedbacks of their
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