Ageism and maternity discrimination concerns in publishing

Ageism and maternity discrimination concerns in publishing

Ageism and maternity discrimination emerged among chief concerns for the publishing industry at an event last night (14th July) encouraging publishers to join trade unions.

Around 100 publishing professionals gathered from across the trade to "Pay: Your Say", an event hosted by BookMachine at the St Bride's Foundation in London, to hear keynote speakers journalists Owen Jones and Will Hutton, who gave impassioned speeches on the benefits of trade unions as "the only way workers have of getting a fair slice". 

Maternity discrimination in particular was described during the meeting as somet...

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