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Pregnant Pause: An International Legal Analysis of Maternity Discrimination / Edition 1

Pregnant Pause: An International Legal Analysis of Maternity Discrimination / Edition 1

by Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter
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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754678472
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Edition description: 1
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter, Attorney/Solo Practitioner of the Social Security Disability Law Firm, USA

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Pregnant Pause in maternity discrimination; Pregnant Pause in the United Nations; Pregnant Pause in Australia and New Zealand; Pregnant Pause in Africa and South Africa; Pregnant Pause in Canada, Mexico and the United States; Pregnant Pause in the North American Free Trade Agreement; Pregnant Pause in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Pregnant Pause in the European Union; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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