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No job to come back to after maternity leave

My company usually treated pregnant staff ok. It was after they returned to work that the thinly veiled hostility and harassment would push them out. I noticed that most women didn’t come back to work after giving birth or they didn’t last long if they did. Usually they were laid off or put on “performance

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I was laid off when my daughter was 5 weeks old

I was laid off while on maternity leave with my oldest daughter in July 2011. She was 5 weeks old at the time. There was another woman who held the same position as I did at the agency, and she was supposed to be laid off for performance reasons a few months prior, but the

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