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Supermarket worker sacked for being pregnant

By ninemsn staff
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Air date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
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Becoming a mother for the first time is normally a cause for celebration.

But for Caress Spetiri, pregnancy meant unemployment, with the 23-year-old sacked the moment news broke she was expecting.

Now she is taking on her former boss to prove the sacking was illegal.

Company response:

Supa IGA Deer Park is an independently owned and operated business. This business is responsible for its own staff - Metcash/IGA does not have any involvement in staffing issues of the store. This responsibility remains with the owner of the business.

Vicki Wright,
manager media relations,
Metcash Limited

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