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Pressing for additional employment protection for terminally ill workers who need greater protection from heartless employers who utilise a loophole in the law to dismiss the dying due to their illness. Every person battling terminal conditions deserves the choice of how to spend their final months.
Union member Jacci’s job had only been saved when her union threatened to publicly expose the firm. She said “I was actually astounded about what HR asked. It was all about capability, capability, capability - no concern for me as their employee and no apparent care that I was dying”.
Latest #dyingtowork campaign news…
The greatest #solidarity one can give another is to defend the rights of colleagues with a terminal diagnosis. Paradoxical as it may seem to those with an instrumental worldview, many staff want to work rather than take ill health retirement. #dyingtowork @the_tuc @UCL_UCU
29th July 2021