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…

Tân CGC / MAWWFRS (@mawwfire)

Trin pobl â pharch; gweithredu i safon uchel; gwneud yr hyn sy'n iawn. Rydym yn falch i lofnodi Siarter #DyingToWork -- Treat people with respect; perform with excellence & do the right thing! Proud to sign the #DyingToWork Charter

Alex Mayer MEP (@alexlmayer)

Good to see @GMBMIDLAND in the European Parliament today highlighting the #DyingtoWork campaign. @RichardKOliver @Rory_Palmer

Richard Oliver (@RichardKOliver)

Thanks to @Rory_Palmer for his continued work on the #DyingtoWork campaign and for welcoming a delegation from @GMBMIDLAND to discuss the work that he and other great @UKLabour MEPs such as @alexlmayer have been doing not only to protect but to strengthen workers rights.