Thanks to all the companies who signed the voluntary charter, over
employees are now protected!
Has your employer signed the charter?
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.
Follow our simple step-by-step guide to get your employer to sign the charter:
- Check that your employer has not already signed
- Involve your union
- Encourage your employer to sign the voluntary charter
- Inform the TUC
- Sign the Charter
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…
Spennymoor Town Council and Durham and Darlington Fire & Rescue sign @The_TUC #DyingToWork charter in 2017. Committing to protect and support workers with a terminal illness. Let’s hope many more employers follow their lead in 2018.
18th December 2017
14th December 2017