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…

Scottish Hazards (@ScottishHazards)

Dooble cancer survivor Francine Whitmore EIS making a powerful speecj on her appalling treatment by employers and the experiences of others in the tracing profession being treated equally badly #stucdw18 #dyingtowork


Well done Jacci Woodcock and @GMB_union @The_TUC for driving this campaign forward to begin the process for ensuring protection at work for the terminally ill. Thank you to the many fantastic employers who value their employees! Including @DerbyCC @GMBDerby @The_TUC #DyingtoWork

Acas East Midlands (@AcasEastMids)

With @macmillancancer ; @TUCMidlands #dyingtowork ; @JUWorking; and an #emplaw perspective, it's one not to be missed.