Pregnant women still facing discrimination at workplace despite anti-discrimination laws

There has been a growing number of cases of maternity discrimination reported in the last two years. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Food and beverage worker Fee was four months pregnant last year (2021) and had to stand throughout her nine-hour shift, with only one break during lunch.

She was the No.2 person helping to manage an understaffed outlet, so her workload also increased during her pregnancy. At times, she had to work even after her shift ended.

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