How Menopause Policies Can Help to Reduce Employment Tribunal Risk
The impact of the menopause on women has become an increasing focus for employers. In 2017 a government report – Menopause transition: effects on women’s economic participation – highlighted not only that significant numbers of women experience problems at work from their symptoms and consider leaving as a result, but also that there is no uniform experience.
If women’s menopause symptoms are not treated sensitively, employers can face increased risks of claims for sex and disability discrimination. Charles Wynn-Evans and Emma Zarb of law firm Dechert look what menopause policies should address.