Pregnant women 'lose their jobs' - Tens of thousands of women are forced out of their jobs each year for being pregnant, the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has said. The result - women miss out on £12m in statutory maternity pay, while employers spend £126m replacing them, the EOC added. Also see a million mothers may face job victimisation, fired for being pregnant, and, equal opportunities for pregnant women: your views.
Dress code deters muslim medics - Hospitals should allow Muslim women to wear a "theatre hijaab" in surgical environments, doctors have heard.
Unions say Group 4 is unfair to workers - Group 4 Securicor, the world's second-biggest security company, faces protests today at its annual general meeting in London after accusations it has driven down wages and conditions in several countries where it operates, and denied workers basic rights.
Is your work a pain in the neck? - There are two extreme schools of thought on ergonomics. One says if you're sitting comfortably, you probably don't have a problem. The other says nonsense, you'll be doing all sorts of damage - and what you need is a custom- built ergonomic chair ...
Finland's paper strike set to end - Finland's six-week long paper industry strike looks like drawing to a close after the unions said an initial agreement had been reached.