Under equality law, people who have, or have had cancer are protected from unfair treatment at work. Employers are also required to make reasonable adjustments to help staff with cancer stay in or return to work when they’re ready and able to.
Find out more about your rights at work, information and resources available at macmillan.org.uk/rightsatwork
However, it can be difficult to know where to start, or what to say.
here to help you find the words to talk to your employer.
If you have questions about work and cancer
you can also call our Work Support Service on 0808 808 0000, Monday - Friday, 9am-8pm.