La Gruyère | Dismissed due to maternity

Tue, Sep 15 2020

Thursday evening, at 8:10 p.m., RTS1 broadcasts A baby but no more work, second subject of Present time on dismissals after pregnancy. A problem often kills on which four women testify.

2500. This is the number of women losing their jobs each year in Switzerland after pregnancy. Unfair dismissal sometimes: some women win their case in court and receive a few months’ salary to get a bit further. A victory perceived as recognition, but which does not give them their job back.

A baby but no more work, a documentary by Present time (Thursday at 8:10 p.m., on RTS1), presents the testimony of four women made redundant after their maternity leave. Listening to them, we realize that the subject is taboo. As proof, Céline (name …

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