When mums-to-be are not welcome at work

There is more help for women facing maternity discrimination at the workplace, but some prejudices remain

For expectant mothers, announcing their pregnancy is usually a happy occasion.

But this was not the case when a newly promoted Ms Y.H. Chia, 31, told her employer her second child was on the way in June last year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 07, 2019, with the headline 'When mums-to-be are not welcome at work'. Print Edition | Subscribe