The Equality Act aims to prevent employers from discriminating on the grounds of long-term ill health or disability and to make reasonable adjustments to support people in work.
Programmes like Access to Work provide financial support and advice to employees and employers.
You need to consider:
If your employer does not show signs of being supportive, you may wish to speak to the advisory, conciliation and arbitration service ACAS or consider whether your trade union can help you in any way, if you are a member of one.
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If you have M.E. and you have kept your job, please tell us your story.
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