The campaign

We are fighting for stronger employment protection for terminally ill workers at the European level to ensure that employers cannot use legal loopholes 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 Dying to Work MEP Campaign Group
  5. Sign the Charter

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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 campaign news…

Alex Filicevas (@filicevas)

It was a pleasure to work with you to bring #DyingtoworkEU to the 🇪🇺 debate and now is time to make sure we achieve policy change during this EP term. For Jacci and for millions of Europeans facing the challenge of employment with terminal illness.

Rory Palmer MEP secures Eurostar support for terminally ill workers

Eurostar has pledged its support for the Dying to Work EU campaign. 1,600 employees at the high-speed rail operator, which runs services from London to Belgium, France and The Netherlands via the Channel Tunnel, are now assured of employment support should they be diagnosed with a terminal illness. In becoming the first employer to sign […]