By Safia Samee Ali
How pregnancy or the possibly of pregnancy is perceived in the workplace is potentially a problem for all women, said Heidi Hartmann, president of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.
“A pregnancy penalty doesn’t just hurt mothers or expectant women, married women or even childbearing women, it’s a bias that’s applied to all women,” said Hartmann.
“Nowadays employers probably don’t think they’re safe until that woman is [around] 49, but even then I don’t know.”
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