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…
Proud that @RobinHoodEnergy our #Nottingham City Council owned energy company has signed up to @The_TUC #DyingToWork campaign to support terminally ill employees so they cannot be dismissed as a result of their condition. @ng_labour @unionbarron @TUCMidlands @SallyLongford https://twitter.com/robinhoodenergy/status/1138784433484574720
12th June 2019
Great news for the #dyingtowork campaign https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-48550351
10th June 2019