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The Challenges of Maternity Leave

A top employee at a company called BNA Smart Payment Systems told her bosses she was pregnant. The next day, her bosses told her she was fired. Now, the BC Human Rights Tribunal has ruled she should receive eleven thousand dollars in compensation and outstanding salary. We discuss the realities of maternity leave, with two working moms. Carellin Brooks is a writer and editor, and a sessional instructor at UBC in women's studies. Melissa Carr works in communications and writes a blog called "The Thirties Grind."

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