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…

Stuart Richards (@GMBStuart)

Great to see another West Mids employer signing up to the #DyingToWork Charter to help support workers with terminal conditions. Thanks to Chris, @gmbgillo and the @gmbb49branch team for making this happen.

TUC Midlands (@TUCMidlands)

Wonderful support for #dyingtowork from delegates at #UNDC18 so far. Thank you all for taking the campaign back to your workplaces. If you haven't yet come along to the stall, please do pop along for a chat to discuas getting your workplace signed up to our voluntary charter

Yara (@Brownie_salt)

The #first day I went out to drop my Cv and couldn’t find an open #bookshop where I could get it copied #toughlife #unemployed #dyingtowork