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Inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work in Wales

The Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee has agreed to undertake an inquiry into pregnancy, maternity and work

 

Terms of Reference:
To consider:

  • How the Welsh Government is taking action on the findings of the Equality and Human Rights Commission review into pregnancy and maternity discrimination;
  • How the Welsh Government is working towards its strategic equality objective of “identifying and reducing the causes of employment, skills and pay inequalities related to gender”, particularly in relation to pregnancy and maternity;
  • The extent to which the Welsh Government’s Economic Action Plan and employability programmes address issues faced by mothers;
  • Whether the new childcare offer is matched with targeted support for mothers to enter or return to work, and
  • The extent of pregnancy and maternity discrimination in Welsh public sector (and variances between difference groups of women), and examples of good practice.

 

If you should wish to submit your views on the terms of reference, please submit them to the clerk by Friday 23 March 2018.

Business type: Committee Inquiry

Reason considered: Assembly Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 19/01/2018

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