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originally posted by: seasonal
This could keep women from being hired by making it more expensive them, Italy already has one of the lowest women worker participation. Also, one in 4 women get fired just before or after getting preggy.
Writing in Donna Moderna, another women’s magazine, Lorenza Pleuteri argued that if women were granted extra paid leave, employers would be even more reluctant to hire women, in a country where women already struggle to integrate the workforce.
In fact, due to enduring cultural stereotypes, Italy has one of the lowest rates of female labor participation in the workforce ,with a staggering one in four women getting fired just before or after getting pregnant, according to the Italian National Institute for Statistics.