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Going Tits Up

by | 27th, October 2003

‘THOUSANDS of mothers have lost their right to breastfeed at work after a tribunal ruled that they have no special legal protection when they return from maternity leave.

The canteen was always open

So reports the Independent this morning after the employment appeal tribunal overturned a previous ruling supporting the sex discrimination case brought by Helen Williams.

However, the paper rather overlooks the most striking part of the story, namely that Mrs Williams is a flight lieutenant in the RAF.

Now, we don’t have strong views either way on the desirability of women breastfeeding at work, but we do feel that there is a time

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