Monday 13 November 2017 at 5:35pm

What does Brexit mean for women – are you worried about how it will impact you?

What does Brexit mean for women?

Britain’s membership of the EU has created improvements in the rights of women at work.  For example, EU law has extended rights to equal pay and strengthened protection from sex discrimination.  It has improved the treatment of pregnant women and new mothers in the workplace and introduced new entitlements for parents to take time off.  Many women have also benefited from basic rights, like paid holiday, that were introduced at EU level.  Many of the two million workers who had no paid holiday before the Working Time Directive were part-time women. In 1984 the British government was forced to include …