An employer's response

Working carer Sheila Pring wrote an article entitled 'A Supportive Employer', about how her manager supported her when her partner was very ill. This meant she was able to keep her job at a time when she most needed it.

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Carer friendly workplaces

The recognition by employers that workers belong to families and that these families bring their own demands has resulted in an increasing number of ‘family-friendly workplaces’, according to a new discussion paper from the Sex Discrimination Unit.

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