Thanks to all the companies who signed the voluntary charter, over

employees are now protected!

The campaign

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.

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5 steps

Follow our simple step-by-step guide to get your employer to sign the charter:

  1. Check that your employer has not already signed
  2. Involve your union
  3. Encourage your employer to sign the voluntary charter
  4. Inform the TUC
  5. Sign the Charter

Follow the steps 

Jacci's story

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”.

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Latest #dyingtowork campaign news…

Leicester's Hospitals (@Leic_hospital)

This week we added our name to #DyingToWork charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work:

Lilian Greenwood (@LilianGreenwood)

Railway Dinner at Derby Roundhouse & really pleased to hear Pauline Latham MP talking about the importance of the @TUCMidlands #DyingtoWork campaign to get fair treatment for workers with a terminal diagnosis. Good work @RichardKOliver

David Rees (@DavidReesAM)

Proud to have signed the @walestuc #dyingtowork charter at the Assembly yesterday. This is an important campaign to ensure support & protection for employees who are diagnosed with a terminal illness.