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…
We all have to ensure fairness to all workers - including Death in Service benefits #DyingtoWork charter to give employees who are diagnosed with a terminal illness more support, choice & protection of their employment status. https://www.dyingtowork.co.uk/ @GMB_union @TUCnews @The_TUC
27th April 2021