Is maternity leave still a career killer?
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Research shows more than half of women in the UK are thinking of leaving their job, or have left their job, because of a lack of workplace flexibility. Host Isabel Berwick speaks to Janine Chamberlin, UK country manager at the social platform LinkedIn, and to Sarah O’Connor, the FT’s employment columnist, about the enduring workplace stigma around pregnancy and return from maternity leave and asks if anything has changed given more people are working remotely amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Family-friendly leave policies are key to staff retention: https://www-ft-com.ezproxy.cul.columbia.edu/content/b14b4e7a-e87d-4aee-a267-8100661e4b57
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Presented by Isabel Berwick. Editorial direction from Manuela Saragosa. Produced by Novel
Read a transcript of this episode on FT.com