'Macmillan informed me of my rights at work. I now feel stronger.'
'The Macmillan booklet made it clear it could be unfair dismissal.'
'Changes put in place meant I could return to work without compromising my health.'
'Talking and asking questions when necessary has really helped.'
Download or order our booklet to learn more about your rights at work, what discrimination is, and how the law protects you.
This booklet looks at how cancer treatments can affect your ability to work. It covers how to cope with side effects, decision making, and tips on talking to colleagues.
A guide for anyone who is working while looking after someone with cancer. It includes advice about the key issues working carers face.
What's happening near you? Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
Read Aoife's post about the rights of people affected by cancer in the work place. She explains how the law can help job applicants, employees and the self-employed.
Share experiences and advice on practical issues when living with cancer, such as money, work, benefits, travel insurance, transport, food and drink, organising support at home, or getting specialist equipment.
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